Writing Posts

Querying Versus Job Hunting

You know, these things are actually quite similar. I'd never realized it until after talking with one of my coworkers, but the similarities are pretty obvious. He's a college student preparing for a career fair next week. Of course, that means amping up a resume and preparing his pitch. I was a liberal arts major… Continue reading Querying Versus Job Hunting

Writing Posts

Luck and Research

After my experience with the #PitchtoPublication contest, I firmly believe that breaking into the writing industry takes a perfect mixture of hard work, ruthless editing and a bit of talent. But not only that, but you need a damn good amount of luck, because the industry's foundation is built upon perception and/or interpretation. In the… Continue reading Luck and Research

Writing Posts

Pitching Problems…

...and no, unfortunately, this has nothing to do with baseball (though baseball season is almost officially here *soft squee*). It actually has everything to do with writing and the devilish process that is pitching a manuscript and searching for representation. I've went through a few rounds of querying, as I've mentioned before on the blog.… Continue reading Pitching Problems…