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The total of queries I’ve sent out is now 26.  16 of those have gotten rejections. Some of the older ones still haven’t gotten any responses, and so I’ve sent out some follow-up emails as well. 158 more words

Writing

Are You Ready to Find an Agent?

A friend of mine is currently querying agents, and after reading his blog post, I couldn’t help but wonder what made someone really sure, as a writer, that their work is ready. 439 more words

Compiling A Query Letter

This post will pull together the elements from the previous post (Query Letter Flow Chart) and put them in a proper format. In that post, I walked through the flow chart and come out with a shiny… 636 more words

Publishing

How To Get Published

Last week I went to a talk hosted by the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) called How To Get Published. There are endless internet resources on this, including… 1,425 more words

Writing

What You Should Never Do to Your Literary Agent

THIS IS WHAT I KNOW ABOUT MY LITERARY AGENT:

She gets a lot of emails.

Recent tweets:

First day back in the office after over a week of conferences and travel is like …#answeremailsuntilidie… 274 more words

Relationships

Now I Wait...

Let’s sing together, or not. Maybe the singing is too hard because the pain is too deep. The lyrics say what your heart longs to believe, and the songs we sing are the faith you desperately need. 476 more words

WRITING

Confabulating with Alice Speilburg

Literary agent Alice Speilburg and I met at a writing conference. She was very pregnant and spent many long hours in an uncomfortable chair listening to pitches. 750 more words

Writing