Talk about a publishing faux pas! Moby Dick rejection letter asks “does it have to be a whale?”
The video in this post “details a rejection letter received by American novelist Herman Melville after he submitted his manuscript for Moby Dick to the editor of the Bentley & Son publishing house.
The letter, from Peter J. Bentley, outlined changes he wanted to make to the manuscript, including shortening its “vision-impairing length” and adding more “voluptuous maidens”…”
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