Another agent rejection. She said my story sounded "fascinating," but that she wasn't taking on any new projects right now.
However, I shall strive to stay positive (despite the cold I fear has snared me within its grasp), keep working on my current novel, and adopt a mantra that the British used during World War II:
If you're near a local Barnes and Noble, you can pick up this journal. I'm thinking it's perfect for aspiring writers!