Battling the Trolls

Writing wasn’t my first love. When I was younger, I set my sights on becoming a toy designer. The year was 1992, and my friend Thomas and I knew we had something special. We created two unique Battle Trolls designs to submit directly to Hasbro. Our shared delusion of grandeur was so strong, we had no doubt the higherups would bestow us with acclaim and full time positions. But that wasn’t to be.

In 1993, I received the first rejection of what would be many.

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