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"It's a pretty good piece of fiction, I'm surprised he couldn't get it published in his lifetime."
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'The Moving Finger Writes; And, Having Writ, Moves On To A Three Week, Twenty City Book Tour.'
"I wrote, self-published and remaindered it myself."
'Oh yes we're very proud of him. He's in publishing you know!'
Professor McWit, Didn't Publish, So Perished.
"Chaucer on lyne thrie."
"I'm starting to get worried. How am I going to be adored, parodied, venerated, denounced, redeemed, and ultimately mythologized if I can't get published?"
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'A large Federal study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that large federal studies don't prove anything.'
'Actually, I haven't written it yet, I'm doing the promotional tour first, to see if being an author is the right career move for me!'
'Enforcing the publish or perish rule, Dean McWit?'
'Does a blog count as being published.'
"Dear Author: It is with great pleasure that we reject your latest. Yours, The Editors."
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"It's publish or perish, and he hasn't published."
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'Can you redo this manuscript, John, and make it less stupid?'
With the aid of an abacus, Elizabeth Barrett Browning counts the ways.
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There's less here than meets the eye.
Peer-reviewed journal publication.
'I caught you retweeting someone else's tweets!'
"It's all in my book, but its out of print."
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'I had a dream that Oprah is going to recommend your book!'
Jesus in publishers office being told can't use Greatest Story Ever Told as book title
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"Dear Author: Could you just punch yourself once or twice in the gut, robustly? Yours, The Editors."