Photo by Markus Spiske.
It happens to us all the time: someone submits a press kit or request for reviews, we're intrigued and thinking about possibilities – and find that the photos are just unsuitable for publication purposes. There are many different ways that this can happen, so here's a list
I have emailed you this message with all the other recipients' email addresses in the To and/or CC fields. You will now receive lots of responses intended for me from everyone else on this list whose email client defaults to Reply All. You're welcome for the spamming!
There's a scene in
The above blank image is like a student copying Kandinsky's white canvas for a class assignment: it says nothing. This is usually not what is desired.
Dear Visual Artist PR Person,
Thank you for your recent email. While you certainly used a great number of words to describe art created in an
Dear Press Release Writer,
Nice minimalist press release! You had full contact info and all the details there about when and where the performance will take place – good start! However, it says nothing about who's in it or who wrote it. In fact, the only name at all included in the
Dear _____ Company,
Lovely press release with a note to request tickets through the contact form on your website (Strike 1). I can't help notice that you sent this from a do-not-reply address (Strike 2) and that your website does not have a clearly labeled contact form (Strike 3) or any