Saruwatari Ayumi (junglemonkee) wrote,
Saruwatari Ayumi
junglemonkee

Best Rejection EVER.

So, I entered my story "Bakery Angel" in a number of contests back in October, and I got this amazing rejection today:

Dear [Junglemonkee],

Blah blah blah form rejection blah blah blah send you your complimentary copy with your story prominently NOT in it blah blah blah thanks for your support....


And then...handwritten at the bottom:

I really love this story. The imagery of a bakery full of angels baking themselves into healing baked goods was very moving. Your story made it into our finalist round, and if I had my way, would have been published. But, alas, some people just don't know genius when they see it. Keep up the fantastic writing.

JL



I was almost moved to tears by this.
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