• Manuscripts

    Rejection letters

    Yesterday I received a rejection note in the post along with the manuscript for a children’s picture book that I had sent over a month ago. A reply in just over a month is pretty good going compared to some publishing houses. It is also very interesting to reread a manusript that you have not seen for a while, as you can see it again with fresh eyes. Maybe you can see why it was rejected in the first place or you may decide that it was just not what that particular publishing house was looking for in this moment in time. I find space from a manuscript can be…