Word Bytes – Rejection Day

Word Bytes number 2, entered into this Writing Contest where the rules stated to come up with a phrase for a multitude of something. Once again 100 word limit.


Her finger hovered over the mouse button. She knew what she would find when she double-clicked. She closed her eyes; her hand made the requisite motion.

December first, every agent’s nightmare.

She cautiously opened her eyes again, hoping this year would be different. However, her wish was not granted. The number next to her inbox was higher than ever, the quorum of querists far exceeding the usual amount.

With a despondent sigh she opened the first.

“Dear Agent…”

This day’s not off to a good start, she thought as she prepared herself to send the ream of rejections.

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