I had no idea this was a thing. We all know what traditional publishing is: query an agent, sign with agent, agent sells book to publisher, book gets published. And lose all your rights. We also know it’s not as easy as listing the steps. We all know what self publishing is: upload your manuscript to createspace, design a cover, sell your books. Keep … Continue reading Partnership Publishing?
Came across the following while looking at a literary agent’s submission guidelines: “We appreciate all queries. But please note that most publishers today are highly selective about what they publish, and often decline to consider works by unknown or uncredentialed writers. We do our best to overcome these strictures for our clients, but they are powerful obstacles.” Basically, if you aren’t a published writer with … Continue reading Moments of Discouragement
Received my second rejection letter today. Still have 16 floating around out there. And I’ll keep sending more out until I get that one that responds how I want them to respond. The latest rejection came from an agent named Dan Lazar, so I looked him up and researched him a bit more than I did when I inquired with him. Found a few interviews … Continue reading 2 down, 16 still out
I have sent off 15 query letters so far this month. Writing is much more fun than submitting. I’m shooting for 100 or more my December. Hopefully, someone will get back to me before I hit my goal. Continue reading Submission September