These essays are in addition to three similar collections from the Class of , Class of , and Class of On the day my first novel was rejected, I was baking pies. Ten hours of rolling crusts and peeling apples and kneading butter and sugar into the crumble topping, all the while drowning in the cinnamon air, surrounded by near-literal mountains of pies that we were forbidden to touch. I sat on my couch and counted the minutes until the agony of pie-making, almost forgetting the novel that was currently with the acquisitions board of one of the biggest publishing houses in the world. I did know that two — two! I knew that the marketing and sales people had already looked over my manuscript — something that usually happened post-contract.
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