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Thank you for chiming in. I know dozens on designers who should submit their work and links here. There are many worthy projects that never see the light of day. In some instances, it's about the budget not being there.

I'm glad there is a category for rejected work ad AdFed competitions... some of my best writing has been rejected at some point or another. Sometimes it's about being at the right place, at the right time.


Thanks for sharing this event. Many of the AdFed competitions I've seen have had a "client rejected" category. Typically, it's treated as a pity zone and not an opportunity. The ad writer Mark Fenske ( ) once gave a presentation at the Minneapolis Ad Club where he only showed work of his that had been rejected--including several completed TV spots, and lots of fantastic print. He illuminated the value of Bill Miller's great line, "the business of creativity is learning to survive rejection."

Hope all is well in your world!


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