From IO9, a recent addition to my daily reading feedlist, posted 15 classic science fiction and fantasy novels that publishers rejected. It’s an interesting read, especially seeing which books that are considered classic today, had no initial support.
Words are integral to Camille's life now. Different words. She makes pretty pictures out of words by day, makes sense of pretty words by night, then continues to wrangle code in her sleep. And sometimes, she just has to turn off, by reading more words.