Publisher Quotes

"After being Turned Down by num...

"After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity." β€” George Ade
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"C'mon Stan. People hate spiders. They are creepy. And everybod...

"C'mon Stan. People hate spiders. They are creepy. And everybody knows that teenagers are sidekicks, not superheroes. This Spider-Man idea just won't sell." -- Martin Goodman, Stan Lee's publisher
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β€œI finished my first book seventy-six years ago. I offered it to every publisher on the English-s...

β€œI finished my first book seventy-six years ago. I offered it to every publisher on the English-speaking earth I had ever heard of. Their refusals were unanimous: and it did not get into print until, fifty years later; publishers would publish anything that had my name on it.” ― George Bernard Shaw
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"Man is a thinking erratum. Each period in life is a new edition that corrects th...

"Man is a thinking erratum. Each period in life is a new edition that corrects the preceding one and that in turn will be corrected by the next, until publication of the definitive edition, which the publisher donates to the worms." - Machado de Assis
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Whenever a book is successful you can bet the author, agent, editor, and ...

Whenever a book is successful you can bet the author, agent, editor, and publisher will encourage another book even without any real new content. That is why I never buy a best selling author's second book.β€”Amazon book reviewer
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