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Earlier this evening I phoned a friend of mine. “How’s the book doing?” she asked.

“Ooooooh,” I wailed. “It’s soooooo horrible! The first third is sort of nice, but, you know, the rest of it! It’s horrible. They’ll probably not want to publish it!”

“Sounds exactly like your last manuscript.”

Oh.

Oh well.

So, does that mean … there’s still hope???

Yay!

I still need to write that $&)=!ยง/%($ last scene, proofread the second half of the book and insert those corrections.