I’ve always felt awkward when people ask me about my writing.
Inevitably, people will ask me, “So what’s your story about?” and no matter what the story, I’ll suddenly feel an overwhelming embarrassment. 550 more words
Drafting your query letter can be one of the most difficult times in the process of trying to get your novel published. Cutting down an 80,000 word novel into just a mere two paragraphs can definitely cause you to lose sleep and want to pull all your hair out. 372 more words
Most authors will agree that writing a query letter is not very high on the fun radar. Aside from the book synopsis, the query letter brings out the worst in writers. 308 more words
Queries can make or break you. Currently they are breaking me. I’ve submitted 53 query letters to selected literary agents and have received eleven (11) form rejections and one (1) response that was slightly personal as the agent referenced something I wrote in my query letter. 523 more words