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Agent Pitching: Lessons Learned

Dear lovely people,

I’ve submitted my query letter for Honey Ko to twenty-two literary agents  since May 9th. I’ve received four rejections so far, which is pretty good considering all agency websites inform you that, due to the high volume of submissions, they cannot respond to every submission. 798 more words

Personal Essay

"The Ardent Admirer"

No. of agents queried:  63

No. of rejections to date: 8

…And the beat goes on!

Don’t Hate the Query Letter: Master It

There is nothing in the world that makes my critique group members groan louder than when someone brings in a query letter. It seems everyone hates query letters. 24 more words

How To Write

Writing: Fear of Rejection

Anyone whose published a book, attempted to publish a book, or is still stubbornly trying are all to familiar with words such as these:

Unfortunately, the project you describe does not suit our list at this time. 457 more words


10 Seconds to Rule Them All...

The first 10 seconds of an online video will make or break you.  So what does this mean for writers and bloggers?

While conducting research for school, I came across this article from… 398 more words


Second Chances: Querying Edition

So I’m nearing the end of the current book I’m working on. I have two major scenes left to write, plus three new chapters I want to go back and incorporate before I let the novel breathe, hopefully returning to edit it around August/September. 590 more words


InboxWednesday - Spines and Queries

Good morning. Thanks for coming. Dive in, the inbox is fine.

As we do every Wednesday, I snag an email from the pile and answer it. 1,193 more words

Living The Dream