Yeah, rejection. Right out of the blocks.
So, I get my book back from my technical editor. I get 20 pages corrected and decide to take a leap of faith, right off the cliff.
This is one of the agents one I met at a conference. She’s agreed to read ten pages. I have my summary, my pitch and my corrected pages. I’m good to go. I figure by the time she gets back to me, I’ll have the rest of the book corrected.
ONE HOUR later she responds, calls the first ten pages “frantic” and I’m shot down. Talk about a ruined morning. But, a good night’s sleep and re-reading the pages I realized, the story’s good, the pages are a tight read and there are 50 more agents on my list. If I get more similar comments I’ll fix it.
Hey, I can take a little rejection. Even God has to deal with it.
I just wish it didn’t hurt so much.
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