And at last, we have the first episode of “The Lobby.” Our first guest is a published author, Lainey Reese. During the show, you’ll hear me be surprised when I find out that her first submission became her first accepted, published, and award winning novel. You see, if you take the time to read some blog posts and listen to interviews of other successful published authors, you’ll find out that many, if not most, of them had many rejections before they finally got their foot in the door. Every now and then, someone manages it their very first time out of the gate. But enough mixing metaphors. Here’s the show.