…ituality in the 21st Century. It struck me as a hot and happening topic… They never even responded. Not so much as a “fuck off, hippie!” which would have been fine, at least it’s a response. But nothing? Silence? In Zen we call that “What is the sound of one middle…
Jack Preston King
Here was the automatic response from a recent article I submitted to a big publication:
Let’s make a deal: if we don’t get back to you within 24 hours, please consider your story not accepted this time. However, don’t let this discourage you from submitting your other pieces in the future.
I tried to write something positive, sincere and inspirational about creativity. I’ve only been in the ad business for over twenty years, so I must have a tiny idea about the subject since I’ve made a living by doing this.
But more than 24 hours have gone by so it appears that posts praising the use of index cards as a creative tool are more valuable and worthy of being published.
What can I say?