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By Mary Castillo //
It had been my tenth rejection letter that stopped me in my tracks. I knew from the beginning that it wasn’t going to be easy to convince an agent to take a chance on a first-time author. But I went ahead anyway and a common theme came back from that first round of inquiries: “You’re good but not that good.”
But if you’re like me and convinced that Published Author is your one and true destiny in life, it’s not easy to hear this kind of stuff. When you’ve put hours into a book, bared your soul and taken risks that kept you up at night wondering if it was the right thing to do—well, it’s pretty…
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