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Fun Things for Cynical Writers

First, a limerick:

A radical author from Boston
Found reviewers would often accost him.
He fussed and he railed,
But eventually wailed,
"Fuck it! I'll rewrite Jane Austen."

Second, a link:

Everyone is a (One) Star: Some of the best one-star reviews around the Interwebs:

"The main character wasn't likeable at all." (A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens)

"The book is verbatim the movie. I wasn't impressed." (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey)

"It was filled with language and a lifestyle that was offensive to me." (The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger)

"Arachnophobia is real, and being forced to read this in 4th grade gave me nightmares for months." (Charlotte's Web, E.B. White)

"I couldn't get on with it. too Slow and doesn't work as a whodunnit because we now have DNA evidence." (To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee)

"Did not like this book at all, if i could give it a less than 1 I would. This book is way to confusing and uses really big words." (1984, George Orwell)

And finally, a demotivational poster courtesy of Evil Editor:

One in a Million


Anonymous (April 23, 2012, 9:45 pm)

love this post.To me and the family, you are one in a million.

Mark Marnell (April 26, 2012, 6:27 pm)

As I recall, Virginia Woolf did not sell many books in her lifetime. Hopefully, you won't have to be recognized in abstentia.

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