The Press: Sealed Fiction

"What's the use? If you don't have a big name, the editors won't even look at your manuscript. . . . Why, there's better stuff rejected every day, than what gets into print. . . ." As to every editor who ever bought a piece of fiction, that chronic complaint of obscure authors came again & again to Editor Sumner Newton Blossom of American Magazine. He knew it to be nonsense— or nearly so. He knew that the 30,000 unsolicited stories that arrive annually at his offices were treated is fairly as possible. They...

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