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"Each of my previous books had nine editions."
"Did you send your editor the final pages of 'Organizing Your Life'?"
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"This is shit. We're going to publish it."
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THE REPORT: Some of this is brilliant, but that can be fixed.
"Congratulations! Your manuscript was the one-millionth personal memoir submitted to us this year."
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There's less here than meets the eye.
"Thank you for letting us consider the enclosed manuscript. Although it has obvious merit, we are sorry to say that it does not suit our present needs."
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"Here it is - my novel. I'll be interested to hear your compliments."
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"It hasn't been published yet. Bloody idiots wouldn't recognize a great book if it jumped up and bit them on the ass."
"What we have here is technically impressive, Jason, but regrettably lacking in passion."
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"And if you'd like your artwork displayed please include a brief bio."
'Thank you for your submission. If we're interested, we'll be in touch.'
"This submission is from a New York firm of architects."
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'You must assert yourself more.'
"...And it has a pheromone which will make him submissive to you."
'Your condition is being upgraded from a medical journal article to a letter to the editor.'
Tickling is a legal wrestling submission.
After hundreds of submissions, he had finally been asked to lunch with the editor of the quarterly.
"Most people accept our party invitations. We robocall them into submission."
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'...you say my electronic submission carried a virus that destroyed all the hard drives in your company?'
'Employees eye contact guide'
'Hey, you'd better not be drawing me!'
'Congratulations. Our employment application screening software was no match for your employment application submission software.'