Monday, January 11, 2010

Nimrod Idling A Gesture?


Some good-hearted LROD reader wrote in to share this gem: "I got a form rejection from Nimrod inviting me to submit again, followed by the sentence, 'This is not a come-on or idle gesture.' Just thought it was odd phrasing. A come-on? Wish I had a copy to send you, but it was a while ago."  Holy moly, that takes publishing romance to a whole new level.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I got the same letter from Nimrod. On my next submission to them, I got a form rejection. So I have to think the first letter was nothing more than an idle gesture or a fruitless come-on. Why say it if you don't mean it?

litj said...

Maybe they just liked the first story but didn't like the second, anonymous.

Cyand said...

There's no way those balls were just placed there idly with no thought of their resemblance to...um, balls. Awesome pic.


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