What? Asked Daniel.
You got another letter.
Another rejection, you mean?
C’mon, don’t say that. Be positive. Besides, I have a good feeling about this one. Here open it.
Angela handed Daniel a letter that came in the mail, from one of the dozens of Agents and Publishing houses that he submitted his latest manuscript to. Most of them never responded.
I guess you’re right, he said as he started to tear it open. Maybe the 16th time is the charm right?
Mommy? - Their child’s voice said from his bedroom.
Shoot. Let me go make sure he’s ok. But open it, open it. I’ll be right back.
Daniel slid the tri-folded letter out of the envelope and began to read as his heart rate began to elevate:
Friday, January 13th, 2017
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