Thursday, 5 July 2012
Book Pitch Rejections
'Where's my Boatswain?'
Pitch: Captain Higgs has lost his boatswain, and is looking all over the port for him. Eventually he has himself fired out of a cannon and he collides with the boatswain. Everyone gets drunk on rum. 27km wide picture book.
Response from Jenny Boffin: You've missed the boat on the Higgs Boson gig. Arf. Arf.
'Bob and his Farting Dog'
Pitch: Bob sticks a cork up his dog's bum and turns him into a balloon. They float off together on a wonderful adventure.
Response from Terry Trump Agency: Not enough farting.
'Daddy Boils the Ants'
Pitch: A little girl finds an ants' nest in the garden and her daddy pours a kettle of boiling water onto it. Picture book with pop-out boiled ants.
Response from Adam Dandy Associates: Inappropriate.
'Fifty Types of Wood'
Pitch: A young adult story about a girl who falls in love with her insulation tape obsessed woodwork teacher.
Response from Throbbing Knights Agency: Completely inappropriate.
All the best with your submissions.