Monday, June 6, 2011

The Help by Kathryn Stockett in a library/theater near you

How many of you read The Help, raise your hands?

A few facts about "The Help":

  • Kathryn's first novel. 
  • On the #1 NY bestsellers for over a year.
  • Currently on the #1 NY bestseller list for paperbacks.
  • Being made into a movie due out in August.
  • Rejected by 45 agents.
Read the last fact one more time. I'll wait.
Yup. Rejected by 45 agents.

Keep moving forward, my writerly friends. Keep moving forward. You. Can. Do. This!


Holly Ann said...

!!! That trailer looks great! I so want to see that movie!

Kathi Oram Peterson said...

It's always great to see someone succeed despite so many rejections. Gives us hope. :)