A good friend of mine sent me this link this morning - I love reading success stories like this :)
Kathry Stockett, Author of THE HELP
(awesome story, she's hilarious, and I love her attitude, though I'm really not too impressed until rejection numbers reach the triple digits. THEN I sympathize) ;-)
Annnd I'm over on OA today announcing the winners of our August Mystery Agent Contest so if you entered (or just want to know all the deets), head on over!