Why Query Contests are Awesome

I didn’t get my agent from a query contest, but I entered a bunch of them back when I was querying, and I found contests to be incredibly helpful to me as a writer. But not for the reasons I thought they would be. Some people do find their agents through contests, but I knowContinue reading “Why Query Contests are Awesome”

When to Trunk?

The horrible thing about being a writer is that rejection is, plain and simple, part of the business. There’s no way around it. You are going to get rejected. And unless you are one stone-cold badass, it’s going to hurt to at least some degree every time. Learning to shrug it off and move onContinue reading “When to Trunk?”