How to write The Hook in your query letter
You will be rejected in many different flavors.
My article on Mamalode.com about translating what you say in Mommy to Toddler speak is up, and I get paid depending on views. (I.e. no views=no pay). So I’m putting the link up here. I maybe get a view (thank you!) and you get a fun five minute read that includes the words “howler monkey” andContinue reading “Freelance Writing, On The Side”
In which other authors offer wise advice that I ignore in the best new-author tradition.
The ongoing saga. Look, there has to be at least some fun in this process. Dragging you along is fun.
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.
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”