4th Rejection Email From Pompous Humor Publication

Alec Zaffiro
3 min readFeb 20, 2019

Check out this gnarly email I got:

Hi Alec,

This was a cute little story, well-written too, but it doesn’t entirely fit the kind of comedy we do here at *saves face ‘cause influence is too strong.* I would submit this piece somewhere else, literally anywhere else but here. Also, in the future, please link to an unpublished draft so we can properly

Alec Zaffiro

I write to think and organize my ideas. I like psychology, philosophy, and self-improvement—em dashes are my specialty. Not an expert.*