After more than five years of sending out work for publication and collecting only rejection letters, she finally broke onto the literary scene in 1993, when one of her short stories was pulled from the slush pile at Esquire magazine and published under the heading “The Debut of an American Writer.” (excerpt from Elizabeth Gilbert's bio).
Click here for a wonderful essay sharing her thoughts on the writing life.
So, let's spend the summer writing well. As Elizabeth Gilbert says, "PUT IT OUT THERE."
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