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A very long journey

During the process of writing 'Finding Kylie' I got a lot of rejection letters.  No one wants to look at you unless you're a well-known name.  No one wants to read anything you send no matter if it's in the correct format or not.  So you jump through hoops to keep submitting in the perfect forms per each agency or pub house, and in the end, you get a form letter telling you 'Even though you've got a great talent - you're just not right for our organization.'

Translation?
I didn't even look at what you sent, but I did file it in the trash ... right after my assistant looked at the return address to be able to address this form letter.

I was encouraged at each rejection letter - as that meant that was one more time I was closer to my yes.  I've saved each one.  So that when I have my own name in the industry, I can politely write them back and say thank you for the amazing encouragement.  And I mean that last statement with utmost sincerity! I do…