Tuesday, June 15, 2010

query log

I started keeping one this year. It's pretty simple. It just lists the date, who I queried, what I queried, and the response - if any. I'm actually still waiting for a few replies from last year if you can believe it. Anyway, in the last six months I've received the following comments from various agents (I'll paraphrase); declined but send something else, found query intriguing, found the writing engaging, said the rejection had nothing to do with my strengths as a writer but rather due to the needs of agency.



Hmm, I think I'm beginning to notice a trend...

4 comments:

  1. Hang in there. I've heard we're supposed to have enough rejections to paper our bathroom. I'm just going to start the process soon and expect similar responses.

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  2. Marcy, love the new look. It is so you. Trend...their loss. Keep going. We need to re-connect. Exchange again??

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  3. I can sooo relate. Some days are better than others, no? We just have to hang in there and believe. I say that knowing how difficult it is. I'm in a little bit of a funk myself right now. I try to be optimistic but sometimes the rejections are overwhelming. Hang in there girlfriend:)

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