Letters of Note: You must deliver marketable goods | All Things Photography | Scoop.it

So many times I want to tell young photographers this when they send me work to critique, but I know how discouraging the truth can be.  But it takes time and lot work to produce technically good images; then the creativity can kick in. 

 

"...Late-1914, an aspiring young writer named Max Fedder sent a copy of his manuscript, "A Journal of One Who Is to Die," to Jack London, the author responsible for such works as The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and, most relevantly, Martin Eden — the bleak story of a young man battling to become a writer.

 

The brutally honest response he received can be seen below..."