Below is an email I received recently and I felt compelled to share it. This was a response from a query I sent out a couple of weeks ago. The agent indicated that they were open to women's fiction, contemporary, commercial....etc. Well, that's a perfect description of the manuscript I'm currently querying. Each query takes… Continue reading For Queries It’s About the Soul Sucking Impersonal Rejection
How To Deal With a Rejection Letter
Today I received a Short Story Competition Update about a story I submitted about three months ago. The opening line is often the same regardless of where the letter comes from: Thank you so much for entering.... Damn. So right away I know it's not a letter of congratulations. I didn't win. My twisted writer… Continue reading How To Deal With a Rejection Letter
Hey Writers! Keep Trying! J.K. Rowling Never Gave up.
Writer folklore now has J.K. Rowling being rejected as many at thirty or forty times depending on who you ask.