Never Quit on a Hill

On Monday, Karol Nielsen wrote about the inefficiency of writing. She will be blogging all week for Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning.
A friend met an aspiring agent who had worked in publishing and recommended me to her. She submitted the manuscript to an editor who handled first books with film potential. We waited and waited. Word never came. She wondered if I had any suggestions about where to send the book. I didn’t. Not even a clue. She soon bagged the agenting business and went to graduate school. I saw her a few years later, and she said she often thought of a line in my memoir when she runs. “Never quit on a hill.”

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One response to “Never Quit on a Hill

  1. Karol,
    Thank you so much for sharing this story. I suspect your tale of trying to get your book published will either motivate or totally depress other aspiring writers out there.
    Congrats on making it to the finish line. Looking forward to seeing your book.
    Best,
    Linda K. Wertheimer

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