Getting Started, Query Letter

Rhetorical questions…useful metaphor, or query kiss of death?

Let’s start with the meat and potatoes of what a rhetorical question actually is. I can think of no better offering than the Merriam Webster’s Definition. It states: nothing. There is no definition for a ‘Rhetorical Question’ in the online dictionary. So I did the next best thing. I broke it down even further for… Continue reading Rhetorical questions…useful metaphor, or query kiss of death?

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To blog, or not to blog…that is the question.

After doing several thousand hours of internet research, it seems like the consensus is this: literary agents like when you have a central website. According to many of the blogs I've visited (well into the early morning hours), if something goes wrong with their email, or aliens land and beam up your contact info- they… Continue reading To blog, or not to blog…that is the question.

Getting Started

Hello world of strangers, wallflowers & internet nerds! Let’s be friends

Hello new friends, old friends and silent passersby stalking my site from a far. That's right lurkers, I'm on to you. I've been spending countless hours, energy, and more time than I care to admit ripping my hair out learning the ins and outs of the publishing industry. I've stared at the computer screen until… Continue reading Hello world of strangers, wallflowers & internet nerds! Let’s be friends