TIL Dr. Seuss’s first book “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” was rejected by 27 publishers. He decided to destroy the book but randomly bumped into an old friend who’d just become a children’s book editor, who asked to look at it and ended up publishing it.

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Goes to show it’s not about your talents it’s all about who you know.


This book also inspired what is sometimes considered the happiest song ever, “Lookin’ out my back door” by CCR


Everyone should go listen to a recent “Conan needs a friend” The one with Mike Schur. He talks a lot about how to become successful you need to have drive, a certain amount of skill, and a certain amount of luck. You can have all the talent in the world but you still need to be in the right place at the right time


Tough economy when even a Doctor needs a side gig


Sad thing is, think of how many great books *have* been binned…