As any writer knows, rejection is part of the writing life. Even authors who are now famous have received their fair share of rejection letters! Which makes us wonder: If William Shakespeare queried publishers today, what would be noted in his rejection letters? Fortunately, this article Writer’s Relief found on ElectricLiterature.com has the answer! From “I had trouble staying connected with the characters of Romeo and Juliet” to “the main characters ALL die? It was too much for me, so I’m going to pass” and more, here’s a tongue-in-cheek look at Shakespeare’s potential modern-day rejection letters.
Read here for a lighthearted look at the many ways Shakespeare’s writing might be rejected if he queried publishers today.