Contributions to Books

Turning Rejection Letters into Practical Advice

Sherwood Thompson, Eastern Kentucky University


Rejections are good for aspiring academic writers. The rejection letter is a reality check and a sober reminder that they still have some additional fine tuning to do. The positive approach to dealing with rejection letters is to look for the advice.

Suggested Citation

Sherwood Thompson. "Turning Rejection Letters into Practical Advice" It Works for Me: Becoming a Publishing Scholar/Researcher. Ed. Hal Blythe & Charlie Sweet. Stillwater, Oklahoma: New Forums Press, 2010. 64-66.
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