The term “fiction novel” ought never to appear in them if you want to be taken seriously as a writer. Ever.
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Reading up a storm
Spent another day running around the city to meetings with editors, authors, and scouts, and while I had to replace the battery on my phone/mobile email device, my Kindle is standing up like a champ! I am the new champ of subway reading! Granted, I got a head start on my flight into town, but I am tearing through my submissions pile and have found at least four manuscripts out of the 40 or so partials I requested where I’d like to see the full novel. And they’re not all what I might expect.
Are There Fireworks?
As I’m sure did many of you this weekend, I went to see some fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July (one […]
And… we’re back!
Sling back, to be specific! Did everyone have a great holiday? I read a bunch of the books I’d hoped to read, though not as many as I planned. I also got to spend time with family and friends, sometimes even WHILE I was reading. Crazy, I know.
Recent Reads and a Recap
Oh my god, guys, it’s December already! How did that happen??? I spent the long, lovely holiday weekend getting caught up on some tv, reading Jennifer Weiner’s Certain Girls, playing video games, and sleeping. Good times, all.
4 thoughts on “A note about query letters”
Oh you poor thing. I hope that you just heard about that from someone…
Hmmm, how about the term "nonfiction memoir"?
I used to think it was funny and a bit redundant, but with the recent spate of memoirs that were revealed to be creative writing not based on real events…I began wondering whether or not that classification might be useful.
I've read this on so many agent blogs that it amazes me people still do it. Poor you! 🙁
Thanks for spending time on the copumter (writing) so others don’t have to.