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My Advice on Query Letters

How many of you writers out there have ever tried to write a query letter? I’m guessing most, if not all of you.  Now, how many of you dread the query letter? 2,455 more words


Flogging a new book to agents

I’ve written a bunch of manuscripts, but have to admit that so far, I’ve been pretty half-assed with querying them. Many, many years ago a co-worker of mine did a Tarot Card reading for me – a simple one, laying out three cards, I believe it was. 385 more words


Notes from the Query Box

In September, I became an Associate Literary Agent at Donaghy Literary Group. I won’t go into my journey of how I got there, but I will say it was a lot of hard work, and a heck of a lot of reading. 944 more words

The Energy Crusades

On Witing Query Letters

It Sucks.
T’is All
This is how I’m spending my day but of course all of you go on and enjoy the day without me.


Query Rule #1

I wanted to send out a query letter for my book, MULTIPLE: A Christian’s Battle with Insanity, but I had a heck of a time writing the darn thing. 283 more words


Keep on Keepin' On

I’ve been MIA mostly because there hasn’t been much to report. I have three full manuscripts out with agents and have received quite a few query rejections. 415 more words


On Writing: Lift Characters Off The Page

I keep a rejection letter on my wall, the best one I’ve ever received, as I write this fifth incarnation of a memoir.

The first memoir effort from twenty-five years ago came shortly after I’d returned from living in Mexico. 711 more words

On Writing