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 clearContinue reading “The Magic of Manuscript Rejections; Month 3”
Slogging through the Query trenches. In which there is a lot of angst and some hot chocolate.
But the little bastards won’t play along
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 weeksContinue reading “The Magic of Manuscript Rejections; Part the Second”
A beta-reader review is still a review.
“Full time writer” sounds so much more glamorous than “going crazy trying to find a few minutes to write in between kid wrangling”.
But it goes on anway
Even a #pass can be a treasured email
Following experienced advice about querying intelligently…..is so not what I did.