Archive for June, 2010

  • The Inbox

    Friday, June 11th, 2010

    One of the reasons I write and submit is to verify that I'm alive. Before e-mail submissions and queries, I'd check the mailbox every day for replies from editors. Of course, I wanted a positive letter of acceptance confirming my obvious writing talent and offering me loads of money. But even a rejection letter proved […]

  • E-mail Queries: Efficient or Effective?

    Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

    When querying an agent, I like the ease of the e-mail query. I can research agents, change my query letter to match the agent's taste and send out queries to a couple of agents a day. And I'm being environment-friendly: no paper for the query, no envelope for mailing, no SASE, no form rejection letter […]