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Query Letters and Rejection


This will be a short post about the query process and the rejections that go with it.  Yes, I’ve covered this topic before, but that was long before my manuscript was complete and ready for agents to view.   443 more words


Open invitation to literary agent...

I am well aware, that the traditional method of obtaining an agent, is to send a query letter and some pages of a book. However, recent changes in the publishing industry have changed, and created a new paradigm. 226 more words


And so it begins...

Like Théoden standing atop the battlements of Helm’s Deep I have, once again, decided to test my courage and my resolve against a dark army of malignant evil.  333 more words


First agent rejection: I belong

Call it maturity.

I’m finally starting to get over the idea that what people think of me matters most. I’m not “aces” across the board, and that’s fine by me. 601 more words

Weird And Wired

The Importance of The First 15 Pages

by Michelle Johnson

We hear a lot about how important that query letter is when making a first impression on an agent or editor, but that isn’t the only thing sent in. 424 more words


Literary Agents 101: Links and Resources

By Cecilia Lewis

Earlier this month, I discussed how to research literary agents. Today, I’d like to share several helpful links and resources about literary agents. 331 more words


How To Approach Literary Agents - free seminar in Bolton

Creative Industries Trafford have been running some excellent events for new and upcoming writers locally. I’ve been to several of their previous events and will be turning up for this one next week in my home town of Bolton. 170 more words