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Reasons Book Manuscripts Are Rejected by Publishers and Agents

17 Reasons Book Manuscripts Get Rejected by Publishers

Why do book proposals and unpublished manuscripts get rejected by editors, publishers, and literary agent? These common reasons for rejection are from a panel of book industry professionals at a writer’s conference. These tips will help you get published by showing you what not to do.

Book Proposal: Your Heart Changes Everything

Sample Book Proposal: Your Heart Changes Everything

Not all of my book proposals have been successful! My most recent idea for a book (Your Heart Changes Everything: 50 Ways to Experience Jesus in Daily Life) was reviewed with interest by the editor and publishing committee at Bethany. They never formally rejected it…but it’s been over a year and I haven’t heard anything. Nor has my agent contacted me. So, unless their emails fell between the cracks of the universe, I assume they decided not to publish this book.

How to Start Writing for Magazines

Want to Write for Magazines? 5 Starter Tips

Writing articles for magazines isn’t as hard as you think. Yes, there’s lots of competition. Sure, you’ll receive more rejections from editors and publishers than acceptances. But that’s actually good news, because it discourages other writers! And that leaves the freelance writing field open for smart cookies like you.

how to ask for feedback on writing

4 Signs You’re Ready to Ask for Writing Feedback

Writing feedback can be both invaluable and crushing. It’s crucial to get feedback on your writing, but it’s equally important to make sure you approach the right reviewer, in the right way, at the right time, with the right questions.