Reejecttion

Reejecttion

Daniel Clausen / Jul 19, 2019

Reejecttion Have you ever faced rejection How about reejecttion This short story essay collection looks at the challenges of being a writer the challenges of being a human and the challenges of being on the oth

  • Title: Reejecttion
  • Author: Daniel Clausen
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Paperback
  • Have you ever faced rejection How about reejecttion This short story essay collection looks at the challenges of being a writer, the challenges of being a human, and the challenges of being on the other side of a form rejection slip We regret to inform you that when you read this short story collection you will laugh, you will scream, but mostly you ll wonder how gettHave you ever faced rejection How about reejecttion This short story essay collection looks at the challenges of being a writer, the challenges of being a human, and the challenges of being on the other side of a form rejection slip We regret to inform you that when you read this short story collection you will laugh, you will scream, but mostly you ll wonder how getting reejectted ever felt so good.

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    About "Daniel Clausen"

      • Daniel Clausen

        Daniel has wanted to be a writer ever since he was in elementary school.He has published stories and articles in such magazines as Slipstream, Black Petals, Spindrift, Zygote in my Coffee, and Leading Edge Science Fiction and many others He has written six books The Sage and the Scarecrow a novel , the Lexical Funk a short story collection , Reejecttion short story essay collection , ReejecttIIon A Number Two, short story essay collection , Something to Stem the Diminishing short story essay collection , and The Ghosts of Nagasaki a novel.


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    1. What is the book? The book is a humorous collection of essays and short stories. It’s also free! It’s a great book for anyone who has ever gotten a form rejection letter. You can download off of right here: /ebooks/down


    2. I can still remember when I was a young kid, hearing the word cheesecake for the first time. I remember not being able to comprehend how such contrary ingredients- cheese that you eat on toast or with ham and pickle, and cake which is super sugarly delicious- could possibly be united. Cheese CAKE? And then, after one bite, my fears were put to rest and I gobbled up the lot.Reejection is eating a slice of cheesecake for the first time.It's raw, quick, sharp and lazy, purposely partly cobbled toge [...]


    3. In Reejecttion Daniel Clausen takes on a sometimes warped, frequently amused, fleetingly poignant and bizarrely confusing world of rejection, focusing on the literary kind but branching off to cover many different guises. Particularly effective are the creative rejection letters each with their own charm. I rather liked the one based on the Platonic idea of form, the ultimate rejection letter, the one all others are mere representations of.The word Reejecttion in itself is a little distracting, [...]


    4. Everything about this book was humorous and haphazard. I liked the intermingling short stories, book reviews and rejection letters.I have chatted with the author about writing, and from this it is clear to see that he just cannot stop writing, or put the creative brain to rest.I can't imagine what it's like for a writer to put his/her soul into writing to then be in receipt of standard rejection letters. However, Daniel has a great "right-back-atcha" response to every kind of rejection letter sc [...]


    5. I had a good laugh reading this book/collection. The reejecttion letters were very entertaining, I can't believe that the author got managed to get published in BADONKADONK literary weekly, I love reading those stories, I usually get slapped by the wife for checking them out, but I always try to have a peek when I can.The author has included some of the reviews of books he has read, I think if the authors of those books had seen what he has written they would go "WTF was that all about?" they ar [...]


    6. See more of my book reviews on my blog, Literary FlitsI discovered Daniel Clausen through reading Harry Whitewolf. The two authors collaborated on ReejecttIIon which I will be reviewing soon, but for once I am reading books in order so started with Clausen's solo short story collection. The book begins and is dotted with increasingly surreal form rejection letters which, while being funny in themselves, also allowed me to imagine the increasing desperation of an author trying to get his work see [...]


    7. "You have committed a very serious breach of section 999 of the conformist laws, punishable by the NCP, the non-conformist police, a subsidiary of the police, which is of course a subsidiary of Theracorp."No one likes rejection.Daniel Clausen is becoming one of my favorite independent authors. I received a copy of The Ghosts of Nagasaki a couple of years ago (wow time really flies) and I was entranced with his writing, threaded with the story of Shūsaku Endō's Silence. I was very happy to see [...]


    8. I found Reejection by Daniel Clausen in the same way that someone looks down and finds a five dollar bill just as they are paying for a cup of coffee: Not necessarily looked for, but serendipitous and appreciated just the same. I would be dishonest if I said that the fact that I was able to read this for free didn't, at all, color my opinion. The concept behind the book, as a whole, is entertaining and interesting enough to make it worth the time. The series of short stories are peppered with im [...]


    9. I really adore this book. I enjoyed it immensely, especially the letters which are par for the course. You will enjoy reading this small adventure in Reejecttion, it will certainly entertain a few and it will bring small pains to others cutting there teeth. Nothing like being on the receiving end of those synonymous papers in the mail. It will make you laugh, cry and scream through out the book, you might even slam your fist into a wall. There's a lot to be said for those who still rise above th [...]


    10. Daniel Clausen is a funny, creative, talented writer with a distinctive voice and a unique way of looking at the world. The concept was pretty good, and I enjoyed the humorous fake rejection letters that Clausen sprinkled throughout the book.So why only three stars? Well, to be honest, this book felt hastily compiled and incomplete. As a reader, I feel a little insulted when I read something that I feel the author didn’t put much effort into.Each of the essays and stories in this book has an i [...]


    11. Reviewing this little book has proven difficult. The concept of dealing with rejection from the publishing world by publishing a satire of rejection letters, interspersed with content that was ostensibly "rejected" is a five star concept, despite my three star review.I also know that the author is here on GoodReads and you end up with trepidation in reviewing work of someone who is quite clearly trying to create an audience, a voice, and a writing career and well most probably read what I write [...]


    12. This melange of not-quite-abandoned writings is incredibly brief but oh, so, so tasty!Clausen's short stories reach past my brain and connect directly with my spine in the same way a grooving bassline does at a gig or a club. When I read Daniel's novel The Ghosts of Nagasaki earlier this year it really spoke to me in a way few novels do and the shadow of that feeling was present in these tantalisingly truncated tales too.The reejecttion letters featured here are absolutely hilarious as well and [...]


    13. Before 2 there was 1, written by Daniel Clausen. Reejecttion contains rejection letters and outlandish stories that are like the thrust of a sword, followed by a BOING! sound that indicates it is only plastic. Laundromats, used bookstores, ‘just to make time to shag my girlfriend I had to dump 300 submissions in the trash unceremoniously’, bad first sentences, Sal (he isn’t sure if his name is Sal or Sally) and more off the wall observations on daily life are written about in Reejecttion.R [...]


    14. Very different, interesting, and refreshing! At first, I didn't know what I was reading. I was curious and confused, whereas many books these days tell you everything but the ending on the first page. The rejection letter to the reader actually made me laugh out loud. Rejection letters are given out like candy college applications, career applications, scholarship applications The rejection letter addressed to the readers says that WE cannot turn the page but we do because we can and want to! Ki [...]


    15. I personally loved the short stories and got a good laugh from the reejection letters. But seriously, "What was THAT about?" a question that is asked within the pages comes to mind. It was a quick read, yet it made me stop and think at multiple intervals throughout the book. It is a good book for the bathroom or at work, as all the stories are short enough to steal away for a few minutes. Short and sweet and left me wanting more short stories from the author but wait, there is a sequel to this o [...]


    16. I received the book for free through First Reads. You can too because the book is free! This book was hilarious. If you have ever been rejected, which most of us have been, it allows a softer side to be taken.I also loved some of the short stories, they reminded me a lot of 1984 and were excellent.The rejection letters are indeed so funny. The sarcasm Daniel uses in this book is excellent too.I also enjoyed the links to the Monty Python video and another link to a blog with the 10 types of reje [...]


    17. I have been familiar with Daniel Clausen's work, he is such a talented Author, so when the opportunity presented itself to download one of his books for free I immediately jumped on it. I found the short stories and essays very entertaining and funny and I ended up laughing out loud at some of the rejection letters. I thoroughly enjoyed this book.


    18. Clever nonsense. Delightful vignettes from a surreal and chaotic mind. I think I might love this man a little bit. The mad genius has always been my type.


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