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  1. 0 for 17, trying for 34!
  2. I'm Confused
  3. -sigh-
  4. Felicia Eth
  5. Purgy Blog Roll Call
  6. The Land of Pause
  7. How Long Do You Give It
  8. Ok......I need drugs!
  9. New story rejected again.
  10. How to lose friends and alienate agents
  11. ARGH!!!!! Sooooo close...
  12. Guess I'll Go and Eat Some Worms
  13. It feels like a sucker punch, and I'm the sucker.
  14. Full manuscript rejection
  15. Casualty of a Merger. (Or, "NOOOOOO!!!!")
  16. The Quickest Ways Get Rejections
  17. 2nd Non-Annual Great Purgy Mash-UP
  18. Decoding rejection
  19. should I give up?
  20. How Do You Deal?
  21. This word you keep using...
  22. All things literary
  23. My First Rejection (Moved from novels)
  24. Dear Agent: If it's been 8 months...
  25. Resubmitting rejected manuscripts, rewritten
  26. Creeping Doubt
  27. 6-8 Weeks? Really? It's and/or I'm disturbed.
  28. Five stages of querying grief
  29. My rejection letter is not spam!
  30. Rejection comments (Moved from Novels)
  31. Dejection: $5 typo
  32. Rejection letter decoding.
  33. About.com rejection Appeal?
  34. Feeling SO Down...
  35. Compared to other careers....
  36. Echoing Leigh and then some
  37. The WORST part of a rejection is...
  38. Summer slump?
  39. Does anyone else feel this way?
  40. Positive rejection if there is such a thing +?
  41. Grounds for Rejection
  42. pulling my hair out
  43. Is there such a thing as a generic query?
  44. 2 Editor rejections
  45. How Do You Deal With "Authoritis"
  46. Forced to give up :(
  47. Fifty rejections now. &*!@
  48. Did I fail?
  49. The First Rejection
  50. Feedback that misses the mark
  51. Have had a lot of trouble getting myself to write.
  52. 82,000 words is too short?
  53. My first rejection! Woo-hoo!!! Form letter?
  54. Talk about trying to be spiteful (OT)
  55. The "You're Very Close But This is Still a Rejection" Rejection
  56. Breathing Life Back in the Dead
  57. I must keep my chin held high
  58. After a small fortune and a month
  59. Bad Day -.-
  60. still feeling the sting of mostly-impersonal rejection
  61. oh well...
  62. Maybe I should quit this stupid writing obsession.
  63. a discouraging 'encouraging' rejection
  64. The longest R I've ever seen!
  65. When Impatience Spawns Bad Poetry
  66. Not that I've been checking my e-mail every 5 minutes or anything...
  67. a moment to vent about a lack of support
  68. The novelty has officially worn off.
  69. Agent wants to sub to US houses... but I'm British!
  70. Request-induced dilemma
  71. Words from a literary agent - Decoding the rejection
  72. Break all the pens
  73. My favorite way to be rejected
  74. The Ultimate Rejection
  75. Third Great Purgy Mash-Up
  76. Second rejection, but still going strong :)
  77. Rejection without a rejection.
  78. All you have to do is play the game...
  79. Bad Contest
  80. another rejection
  81. Hey, I'm Way Behind!
  82. Feeling a little disheartened
  83. Slumpy The Writer Killer
  84. Rejection after Full Requests
  85. Can I take it for what it is worth
  86. So on the theory that there aren't any stupid questions...
  87. Unsettling...
  88. Ever been rejected due to your writing?
  89. How many rejections do you expect for every partial/full request?
  90. Hm
  91. In retrospect I'd have to say...
  92. Well, that's that...and not what I expected...
  93. Is this where the pep talk is?
  94. The Waiting Game
  95. Who else feels more at home here?
  96. Don't lose hope...
  97. Wordy, much?
  98. OK, that one hurt.
  99. Expecting the worst...
  100. my resilient mojo
  101. Fast Turnaround
  102. I has a wangst
  103. I knew this would happen ....
  104. The Hardest One Yet (The Aftershock)
  105. Perhaps In My Next Life...
  106. I keep on comin' back for more...
  107. Ten things about rejection
  108. Irene Goodman critique auction
  109. Does waiting feel like rejection?
  110. Quitting?
  111. Shelved.
  112. My MC's voice is not ideal
  113. Thought I'd share this interesting rejection
  114. Just not the agent for you...
  115. Proposing a New Kind of Form Rejection
  116. Ever feel... trapped?
  117. 2009 in Review
  118. When does 'perseverance' become 'stubborness'?
  119. Where to go from here
  120. My First Rejection
  122. Winter Solace
  123. The Tenth Circle
  124. The Empty Inbox
  125. Feeling Really Let Down
  126. What happens to old Manuscripts
  127. My Post Rejection Coping Includes
  128. Response Times
  129. Rejection! Hurrah!
  130. This is actually a question (combined with a rant)
  131. Word Count Woes
  132. Better Offer
  133. First Rejection on a Full
  134. Nasty agents - why?
  135. The Rejection Game! :)
  136. First submission in two years
  137. Double Shot of Rejection
  138. Positive Rejections
  139. It's almost worse...
  140. Form Rejection on Full
  141. How do YOU deal with rejection?
  142. Need a pick-me-up
  143. Jealousy
  144. How many Rs until you trunk?
  145. Bad week
  146. 4th Not-So-Annual Purgy Mash-Up!
  147. Form rejection on an eight dollar query...
  148. Just lost my agent.
  149. There's something that just stings about this...
  150. I think I need someone to tell me it's done
  151. Rejection predictions.
  152. Rock bottom
  153. Woes of Streessed Writers waiting on Professional Editors
  154. Need reassurance, pretty please?
  155. A non-rejection?
  156. A rejection that made me laugh
  157. I feel like my writing is horrible
  158. Please help me refocus. I'm very, very tired.
  159. Should I just buckle down and do a rewrite?
  160. Worst Review Ever
  161. How many Rs before you retool a query?
  162. Broke up with my agent
  163. Purgatoryisms
  164. how long did you try before giving up?
  165. Should I submit?
  166. Questions about Rejection
  167. Revise and Resubmit
  168. Going back to querying after an exclusive
  169. Time to call it an R?
  170. A rejection letter.
  171. 11 Full MS rejections and counting
  172. Really struggling...with the rewrite...urge to bang head to wall....
  173. Pretty awful week
  174. Wow (Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Reviews)
  175. A second chance?
  176. Am I reading too much into this?
  177. Birthday blues.
  178. The hard question
  179. Whine whine moan moan...
  180. Rejected and have to give up my grant.
  181. First Query Rejection
  182. Forms vs E-mail
  183. Positive Rejection
  184. YA agents
  185. Rejection Dilemma
  186. Offer After Revisions
  187. Best Short Stories On Artistic Frustration/Rejection?
  188. Rejection -- hard?
  189. What's the hardest you've fallen?
  190. Form rejections and when to revise
  191. The Daily Rejection
  192. Some Chicken Soup and revelations
  193. This is unfair
  194. I. Want. To. QUERY!
  195. Tired of waiting.
  196. Rejection Haiku. Feel free to add your own.
  197. What book publishing and applying for a job at the Apple Store have in common
  198. What to do when the problem is You?
  199. when do you give up?
  200. Obsessive Email Checkers
  201. Second Novel Syndrome
  202. Horseshoes and Hand Grenades
  203. Unagented
  204. *sigh*
  205. Rejection makes me smile?
  206. Who took the f'in' P out of my synopsis!!!
  207. The dangers of too much rejection.
  208. If only wishes were fishes...
  209. Greasy Little (Insert Swear Word Of Choice Here)!
  210. First rejection :) :) :)
  211. Major balls-up :( :( :( :(
  212. 5th Sorta Annual Purgy Mash-Up!
  213. 1st Rejection-BooHoo
  214. my writing stinks
  215. How many rejections does it take to get the point across?
  216. The biggest R you can get
  217. I received my first rejection today and I'm ready for more!
  218. Done
  219. The Forntunate Fall
  220. First full rejection...
  221. My first rejection: I find it funny that I'm cool with it
  222. Do you ever feel like your the world's worst writer?
  223. Love Everything About The Book But Not Connected
  224. Alright, Guys
  225. I can do this!
  226. Well, I like to think I have a great story and query letter.
  227. complete resignation
  228. Should I give up?
  229. Take a break or keep plodding through and writing . . . and getting nowhere?
  230. Unsold: The Close But No Cigar Thread
  231. A new personal record
  232. Serendipitous Rejection.
  233. GAH!!!!!!! Dejection
  234. Time to scrap?
  235. Ever think requerying is okay?
  236. Give up dreams of being published?
  237. File Sharers -- THIEVES! BAGGINSES!
  238. Feed me hope
  239. Agents and rejections...my thoughts
  240. What's the worst comment you've had to overcome?
  241. About.com "Guides"
  243. Translation request
  244. Aww man. Can someone throw me a bone?
  245. Boy, when it rains it pours rejections ...
  246. Should I send another synopsis?
  247. Curious - how many rejections did you get before
  248. Griping
  249. Rite of passage or just mark of idiocy?
  250. Excuse This Rant