Essays, repost, writing tips

Repost: The Truth About Slushpiles

I came across this article published on the Write For Kids website. It’s written by Mary Kole, a literary agent of a children’s book agency, but the information is pretty universal. So, if you want an insider’s perspective on querying so you can write the letter that could land you an agent, read on. 

 

 

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Reblog: Let’s Talk about Rejections

Please click on the heading below to read the post:

An Open Letter to Editors & Agents: It’s Time to Talk About Rejections

I’d love to hear your thoughts on the submission-rejection process. Have you been treated to the ‘no response’ response or the super-vague “you’re just not right for us” rejection letter? Do you think these suggestions might be helpful? Share your thoughts below!

 

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Repost: One Writer/Proofreader’s File Backup Protocol

To Back Up or not Back Up. Are you protecting your work?

It seems so basic and obvious a question that we don’t talk much about it nowadays. But backing up our work is important. W. Bryan Miller, author, proofreader, and programmer, gives us his take on the idea.

How do you back up your files? Have you ever lost an important doc? Please share! 

Click here for the article.

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