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Bad Pitches

I have written a number of blog posts on query letters. All of them get plenty of reads and shares. There are people who charge a lot of money to coach writers on how to write effective query letters. 1,298 more words

Book Publishing

Crazy About Queries

The title is misleading. I don’t think anyone is crazy about queries. I think, to some extent, they literally drive me crazy, but I don’t enjoy them… 368 more words


On writing

I think I would like to call myself an expert on how to write a query letter, especially considering how many articles I have read on how to write these letters. 155 more words


Are These Writing Mistakes Costing You Money and Assignments?

By Mridu Khullar Relph

Sometimes you just don’t get second chances.

If you’ve missed a deadline and put your editor in a tough spot, it’s unlikely she’s going to want to work with you again. 861 more words

Magazine Assignments

There's No Crying For Writers! Processing Criticism, Recognizing Encouragement and Not Being A Big Baby

Last night, I was exhausted. It had been a long, hot, stressy day that ended with a work party that I had to leave early from, making me a crappy team member to my coworkers. 880 more words

Writing Wins and Woes: Brag Box Edition

Time for another brag box edition of my blog. I must admit that I love these brag box editions. The whine box, not so much. However, this particular edition I want to give huge props to Guardian Angel Kids, who continue to publish my work and help me follow my dream. 267 more words