It’s a darn shame that some 4 million fiction manuscripts a year are rejected before the first few pages are even read. All that work on plot and characters and you can't get anyone in publishing to read past page 3, 2, or 1.
I’ve been a book editor working in publishing 44 years. Now that I’m retiring and have the time and means to travel the country, I'm sharing insider information about the manuscript submission process--including how to improve your own odds of surviving the 90… Continue
Posted on April 21, 2008 at 8:00am — 1 Comment
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I am going to plan to be there. I have been recuperating from surgery so I am hoping to feel up to attending. Thank you for letting me know of your event.
It's the best of the bunch. I pour over it! It's been helping me so much with revision. My scenes have become better--the writing better, I can't rave enough!!!!!!!!!
I can't rave enough about your book!
I've been reading two advice books a week since I started to revise and I have a shelf full now and yours, Miss Roerden, is the absolute best.
I've no idea how long I've neglected to check my "add friends" button. Traveling lots this summer; 9500+ miles since late April, doing my workshops on voice. Please send URL; I had trouble locating your site.
I thought I'd already done the adding-friend thing but these social networking mechanisms perplex me. I value you as a friend, of course, and apologize if I've let the mechanics go foor a while. We've both been busy touring--and I'm still living with the vivid images of the San Gabriel foothills ever-present wherever I went in the L.A. area. Did 4 packed workshops and had fun. All best wishes,
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