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Why Am I Getting Rejected? Part 2

Hello! How are you? Was the weekend good? Can you believe that thing that the person said or did with the thing about the thing? Yeah, I can’t either. 1,766 more words

Living The Dream

Secret Agent Plan


Five Four Three Two One Unique Ways to Get an Agent

Oh these sad and weary tales of woe.

Nope. Not this time. We’ve all been there and done that. 691 more words

Book Promotion

7 Steps I Took to Find my Literary Agent

by Siel Ju

This article was first published at sielju.com on June 14, 2016. It is reposted with permission from the author. 

It’s gotten a bit better now, but I used to be a really terrible procrastinator. 1,532 more words

Closing The Gap

The first impression really does matter!


Yeah, it’s Tuesday and not Monday. There’s so many levels of chaos still at play in my life that I’m picking and choosing my battles in some ways. 351 more words

Why Am I Getting Rejected? Part 1

Today’s question: Why does my MS get rejected?

I get this question maybe 1 in every 7 emails, and then it usually gets followed up with a question about why I didn’t answer that rejection question. 1,127 more words

Living The Dream

The Importance of Query Letters

For those of us involved in an art form, be it writing, drawing, painting, photography, music, etc., we are always perfecting our craft. I think that’s part of what entices us about these arts in the first place. 1,939 more words