Except it didn’t work that way for Gail Konop Baker. In an interview, she says, "I’d written a second novel about a woman who finds a lump in her breast and thinks she might have breast cancer and wonders if she’s lived a meaningful life.”
And then she herself was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her breast cancer ending up leading her to a new agent, a new book, and a new lease on life.
Read this silver lining story here.