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After that I met with a long period .of struggle and disappointment. I . wrote at least six novels, and could not get any of them accepted anywhere. 'Then I went to Rhodesia. As soon as I had -grasped what I considered a true conception of life in Rhodesia I set to work on my first Rhodesian novel. This was refused by five publishers, but was at last accepted by Messrs Hurst and Blacltett, and appeared under the title 'Lore in the Wilderness.' It is still •selling well." As an encouragement to the novelist whose works may not yet have found ■acceptance,' Miss Gertrude Page also •states that three out of the six rejected novels were ultimately pribT'shed with such success that they the new book. "'"'Except for some short

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HER REAL START., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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HER REAL START. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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