Ever feel like the publishing world is just about money? I do. All the time. Every time I turn around, I've got another email from Writer's Digest about some writing seminar or from a Writer's Digest "trusted friend" that is so incredibly interested in my novels they haven't even seen yet - "give us $$$ … Continue reading “$$$!”
Almost every form rejection I've gotten has included a line on how subjective the publishing industry is, and I shouldn't feel disheartened that I didn't snag whichever agent I had queried and been subsequently rejected by. I shouldn't feel disheartened. But I do. Each rejection hammers the nail a little bit further in, each thud … Continue reading On Subjectivity
"Write a query that stands out!" "Learn how to write believable characters!" "Learn how to write fight scenes!" "Write effective dialog!" "How to talk to an agent!" These sound familiar? I subscribe to Writer's Digest; it's a magazine aimed at writers. The magazine itself its fine. It has articles about writers and writing and stuff … Continue reading Writer Better and Sell Today!