Cathy Wald provides a pop quiz based on The Resilient Writer: Tales of Rejection and Triumph from 23 Top Authors. Here’s the first question:
Arthur Golden’s first manuscript of Memoirs of A Geisha was rejected by an agent as “too dry.” After Golden rewrote it, he would have resubmitted it to the same agent except for the fact that she
a) refused to write a letter to the IRS on his behalf.
b) refused to look at the manuscript again.
c) told him it was a genre book.