Why was your book proposal or manuscript rejected by the editor, publisher, or literary agent? These common reasons for rejection are from a panel of book industry professionals at a recent writer's conference. These tips will help you get published by showing you what not to do.
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Good news! If your writing has been rejected multiple times by magazine editors, book publishers and literary agents, then you’re a real writer. You're in the game! The bad news is that you may feel too discouraged, disappointed and disheartened to keep writing. You're tempted to kick yourself out of the game.
How do you get a literary agent who will help you get published? As a writer, you need an agent who believes in you and your book. These tips for getting the right literary agent are from Janet Reid, who runs the Query Shark blog. Learn how to write a query letter and sell your book idea, nonfiction proposal, or fiction manuscript.
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