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Query Letters: A Love/Hate Relationship

Query Letters: A Love/Hate Relationship If you’re a writer shooting for a traditional publishing deal, one of the most important things you will tackle is your query (or submission) letter. It is said that a good query letter is harder to write than a symphony in C minor for the tuba. But it IS possible, […]

Helpful Publishing Vocabulary

This is a section of my blog that I will be adding to regularly. ISBN Everybody knows what an ISBN is, right? Probably, but I came across some interesting facts other than it stands for International Standard Book Number. In the United States, a company called R.R. Bowker assigns them all. Each version of a […]

Agent Resentment is Bad For Your Health!

There is a pervasive illness in writer-land that is very bad for your health. And highly contagious. It’s called Agent-ous Contempt-ious.  Onset is approximately two weeks after a writer has sent out query letters (or earlier if they’re in a writing group where other writers regularly grouse about literary agents) and presents as a chip […]