DEAR AUTHOR: Thoughts on Rejection

Illustration by Rolli

Writers aren’t like other people.

They have less money. Considerably less.

They drink more. Considerably more.

Palely haunting basements and attics as they do, they could easily be mistaken for ghosts. But writers are themselve­s haunted — by one diligent ghost in particular. Its name is Rejection.



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Author/cartoonist. Words/drawings for New York Times, Playboy, Wall Street Journal, Saturday Evening Post, Reader’s Digest.