S.E. White

The Magic of Manuscript Rejections; Month 3

Three months into this journey. By this time I get to look back on my shiny new starting to query self, point, and laugh. I wasn’t so blindly optimistic that I thought my first round of queries would result in a book deal. The research and all the articles I found made it pretty clear that only in a world that includes unicorns does that happen. The answers I’ve gotten have been about what I expected for an unknown, unpublished…

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10 New Year’s Resolutions: Bookworm Edition

A new year means new books to find, new genres to explore and lots of books to add to your favorites shelf. The possibilities are endless, and that’s the kind of great feeling we could all use right about now. Before you head for Barnes and Noble to redeem your gift cards and stock up for the next twelve months, take a look at these ideas to make 2017 the year of the bookworm. Read. Don’t feel guilty about it.…

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Merry Christmas!

Happy Holiday of your choice, particularly to adherents of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. You guys need to jump right on the winter holiday bandwagon. I look forward to massive pasta dinners.

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The Magic of Manuscript Rejections; Part the Second

Lets review the scoreboard so far! Established Medium Size Agency: #pass, with a very polite form letter. Much appreciated. Established Medium Size Agency: No reply, which means #pass New Small Agency: Zero reply and it’s past their stated 4 week response time. #pass Established Medium Size: Still no reply. Their stated reply window is 12 weeks and it’s been about 10, so I figure #pass. Small Independent Romance Only Agency: #pass with the kindest personal letter full of pointers for me, which…

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