Elevator (Short Story)
Honey guess what, Angela said.

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

Dear Author,

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