LOOOOOVEEEEEEEEEEE this post! :-D :-D :-D
I learn everything by screwing up. It's why I can troubleshoot my computer so well!
I think To Kill A Mockingbird was also rejected, it's self-published. I hope those people who said NO end up kicking themselves 'til the end of never. The Beatles one always gives me a good laugh.
WAaaaaaay back when The WHO had little freebies in with their album cover. There were copies of letters of rejections from record companies. Hey, WHO knew? ;)