–*Nobody wants to read about the internal journey of Richard Nixon as he squares off with a menacing satyr character in the afterlife. And it needs more sex in it.
–*Nobody wants to read a story about the ghost of Richard Nixon stuck in our refrigerator.
–*The whole storyline about the 13-year-old girl coming to grips with her sexuality wasn’t really meshing with the story about the invasion of Normandy.
–*It’s really hard to turn corn/ethanol subsidies into drama, no matter how unfair it is.
–*Our protagonist, a member of a grassroots Tea Party organization, really had no valid points.
–*After our lead character had her sixth autistic child, she was really just losing our sympathy.
–*It’s hard to laugh at the subject of abortion. Unless of course the story is really, really hysterically funny.
–*It’s very hard to write inside the mind of a schizophrenic, an infant, or Glenn Beck.