I know a couple of you wanted to know what happened with my hidden picture of The Tortoise and The Hare. Well, I received a response back today. Unfortunately, it was a rejection, but it was a nice rejection. 🙂
Not long ago I sent my The Tortoise and The Hare Hidden Picture image off to Highlights High Five. I’m not that surprised to have received a rejection in the mail today. It was an unsolicited submission, after all.
But the type of rejection I got was rather interesting, I thought. It wasn’t a form letter. In fact, it wasn’t a letter at all. It was a hand-written note penned right on my submission letter by the art director herself. Here’s what she said:
Hi Karen –
Thank you for taking the time to explore a MFHP piece and sending it in. I can see you’re on your way to developing a clear, workable style. However, I’m returning it because we don’t accept unsolicited MFHP’s for High Five. We always assign them to accompany a specific verse. You may want to try submitting your work to Highlights. Check the…
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