Best Rejection

January 5, 2004 | Comments Off on Best Rejection

Michael Shapiro wins the “best rejection letter” prize for this note from the travel editor at a midwestern paper: “Really interesting story. I would have liked to use it on Jan. 4 but we have a huge new airport parking lot opening Jan. 5, and the Jan. 4 section will be a consumer guide to parking opportunities at the airport.” Michael says, “This would have really hurt had it been a rejection ‘ fortunately he was just telling me why he was running my story a week later than planned.” Thanks for a good laugh, Michael, and I hope you’ll provide a URL so we can read your story when it finally does appear!


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