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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

Writing

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

Self-analysis

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