“I think you have a great nonfiction hook here that will resonate with a lot of readers. And you clearly have talent,” she wrote.
This has been so much harder than when people read only the query letter or the first chapter and passed. She read the WHOLE THING, this thing that I made, and she said, “It’s good, but it’s not good enough,” and it hurts so much more than it should.
Onward and upward, but first I will likely take a day or two to grieve this.