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Thank You For Rejecting Me

Thank You For Rejecting Me

This is a letter to every one of the agents who contributed to my Wall Of Rejection, a collection of printed out emails on my wall that remind me of the number of times people have turned me down when I have sent them a query about my novel. And it’s genuinely sincere. That title is not sarcastic, though it might sound it. I am truly grateful that they rejected me. And I’m not going to be talking in the…

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Imagination Is Key

Imagination Is Key

You know when people ask authors, “Did you ever imagine that your book would become this successful?” and they make some modest comment about how never in their wildest dreams had they sold out their first print run and how they’re just amazed people like their work? They’re lying. Expected that their book would be a bestseller, no. Imagined, yes. Or at least, if their brains work anything like mine. You get to the end of your first draft and…

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