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An Author's Query for Info About Stanley Elkin and William Gass

  This just in– I have been briefly corresponding with a researcher-scholar and novelist who is seeking sound information regarding the Elkin-Gass friendship, both personal and professional, to wit, their… 278 more words

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Mastering the Author Query

Author queries make me nervous. I’m afraid of offending an author and derailing a project. As an editor, I want to communicate with the heart of a servant and with the “authority” of a skilled professional. 433 more words

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The Art of Literary Rejection!

A few weeks ago I begin the querying process for my new book. For those who might not know, a query letter is basically a pitch for your book.  1,067 more words

I Am Author

Kiddie Query

It takes a lot of courage to say your manuscript is finally finished and ready to be sent to agents and publishing companies. Some of the profferings are good and some are terrible. 213 more words

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