On the Bookgasm blog:
Fifty Reasons Why Nobody Wants to Publish Your First Book
Here's some of the fun reasons out of the middle of the post. You should really want to go read the other 47 reasons.
20. You’re actually the 139th person to submit a conspiracy thriller
involving the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, entitled THE MICHAELANGELO
21. And the 78th to submit a chick-lit manuscript about an attractive
woman’s sweet tooth and affection for footwear, called CHOCOLATE AND
22. You know the part where the protagonist stuffs those puppies into
the wood chipper? It’s not quite as funny as you seem to think.