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Happy Ending Sad

(A little story while you wait for results. ♥ )

Happy Ending Sad
by Rebekah Postupak

The End

(Or so they thought)

Adrift and lost, they clung to wreckage — alive… 178 more words

Flash Fiction

Basking in the Bounty of the Book Gods

The book gods have been good to me this week. I’m suddenly basking in books that are at the top of my TBR list.

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The Query Letter--What Not to Do

This is a reblog of Lindsay Ribar’s excellent post, originally here: http://lindsayribar.tumblr.com/post/103578580193/i-read-120-ish-queries-today-and-then-made-a-poem.

Queries are tricky little things; I’ve spent months in Query Letter Hell (yes, that’s its real name) on Absolute Write trying to improve my query skills, and it’s STILL a work in progress. 219 more words

Cathleen Townsend

Query letters to literary agents: Don’t be weird

By Roz DeKett

Literary agent Janet Reid runs the Query Shark web site. There are some of my notes from her talk at the 2015 Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City. 473 more words

Roz DeKett

Flash Fiction

I am an avid reader of Janet Reid’s blog.  Though she doesn’t represent my genre of writing, her tips and advice are generally applicable to the writing public in general.  242 more words


Focus Your Query Letter

This is a common mistake in queries: trying to get everything on the page. Focus. Your main character. What’s her problem? What choices does she face?

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