10 great authors who were rejected by publishers

This is unbelievable but true…..

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Dr. Seuss

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Everyone’s favorite children’s author, Dr. Seuss Is a testament to how important luck is to success. His first book ‘And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street’ was rejected a whopping 27 times before being published.

CS Lewis

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When you browse the World Wide Web for CS Lewis, one of the first search results that appear relate state the great author was rejected 800 times. Although this fact is way off the mark, this does not mean that he never faced rejection.

At the beginning of his career, he wrote under the pseudonym of Clive Hamilton and Macmillan Publishers initially rejected his work ‘Spirits In Bondage’.

John Le Carre

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The only espionage novelist who is more renowned than him is  Ian Fleming. However, the holder of an honorary doctorate from the University Of Oxford did not hit the…

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