Since I’ve started querying agents again I’ve been connecting more with other writers in the same stage of their careers, which has been such a blessing. I think one of the things that made it so hard in the past was the feeling that I was the only person I knew who was doing this […]
Jenny Milchman found her way to me through Savvy Thorne’s Rejection Survivor Interview (a fellow author she’s known for a long time). She complimented me on the blog, and when I looked her up, I realized that she would also make an excellent Rejection Survivor interviewee, so I asked if she was up for it. She […]
So, last week I tried something I’d never tried before. I have a manuscript that has slowly swollen from a collection of short stories to a “composite novella” to a novel of intertwining perspectives. Back when it was still novella-sized, I contacted a literary agent who had liked my work before, to ask her if […]
I am so excited to introduce not only the shiny new Rejection Survival Guide website, but also a new series to this blog: Rejection Survivor Interviews. So far, everything I’ve shared on this blog has been drawn from my own experiences, and I’ve been thinking that it would be extremely helpful and enriching to draw […]
You know what’s worse than getting a rejection? Waiting for a rejection.