My Own Digital “Decline Letter”

Thanks to Rick Saenz for pointing me to Edmund Wilson’s “Decline Letter”. The earliest reference I can find to it is Tim Ferris’ blog, but Edmund Wilson was born in 1895, so I imagine this has been bouncing around for a while, as evidenced by the extreme artifacting of this image.

This is a bit of an answer to The Fail Zone, where instead of giving no response to an email, you respond with something like this so that at least people know where you stand.

I made my own:

You can see it in full here, or see the code / fork the project here.

I’m probably not going to actually use it for anything, but it was fun to create.

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