Monday, November 16, 2009

Enid Blyton's BBC rejections

If you've ever had scripts rejected by BBC radio, you're in good (or, at least, famous) company. As BBC News reports, newly released BBC memos reveal that Enid Blyton had work rejected seven times by the Corporation.
A memo about a short story stated: "Not strong enough. It really is odd to think that this woman is a best-seller. It is all such very small beer."

Another simply said "reject".

1 comment:

  1. It is said that that a stone that is rejected sooner or later becomes the head of the house as the scriptures argue, which explains why Enid Blyton is now the leading children's writer and which explains why I decided to write a book on her titled, The Famous Five: A Personal Anecdotage (

    Stephen Isabirye


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