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What Not to Do When You’re Rejected

There is an art to hearing no. I've posted about it before. But this post will be different. Here area few things I've witnessed that are no-noes when you hear no from a publisher or agent: Trash them on social media or your blog. (Quick way to get blacklisted, and yes, there is a blacklist.)… Continue reading What Not to Do When You’re Rejected

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Chuck Sambuchino Lectures: Notes on the Publishing/Writing Business

Last Saturday, I attended a writer's symposium on publishing. The lecturer? Chuck Sambuchino of Writer's Digest fame. Here are a few of things I took away from his lectures, things I haven't done/been doing/even thought of: Build an email list (I used to have one for an e-newsletter, but didn't realize that places like MailChimp… Continue reading Chuck Sambuchino Lectures: Notes on the Publishing/Writing Business