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Publishers hated A Wrinkle In Time. And Madeleine L’Engle never forgot the rejections.

What publishers like best is what’s already been done.

Nobody broke through by writing the same things everyone else has written. Don’t let publishers’ small minds limit you!

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Inspired by a writing exercise (write a letter to the hero applying to be their sidekick) at the end of a Hawaii Fiction Writers work shop on buddies and sidekicks:

“When you’re captured by the bad guys, tied up and being tortured to reveal where our client is hidden, I would shoot you in the head – then myself – to protect our client’s life.”