How to Avoid the Rejection Blues

If you thought landing an agent was the day the rejections would stop, brace yourselves–you’re in for a long and bumpy ride. From pitch to publication is a long journey (it’s an overused phrase, but it’s true) and you’ll know from querying agents that not all work is right for everyone. Like finding an agent,Continue reading “How to Avoid the Rejection Blues”

Why don’t agents comment on the manuscripts they pass on?

This is a tough one. Every agent feels differently about this, but my general philosophy is this: if I wrote up notes while I was reading the manuscript, I’ll pass them on, but if there are so many issues in the manuscript that I can’t tackle effectively in an editorial letter while balancing the workContinue reading “Why don’t agents comment on the manuscripts they pass on?”