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I’m a Gamer. I’m a Girl. I’m already booked for a #dayjob client that day for more than you’d probably pay me. Pass.
These are three things I notice in the first 30 seconds of reading a manuscript. Three things that usually mean a manuscript is going to have to work that much harder in order to convince me to read past page one.
1) If there’s a prologue. Prologues means the first page of Chapter One has to…
I do a monthly #editreport on Twitter (more info here) and sometimes there are longer reports that I want to share, but it would be impossible on Twitter, with the character limitation. So, instead, I’m going to post them here so you can see more in-depth insight from the editors about…
Here’s one I understand the emotion behind, but just wish authors would sit on their hands to avoid doing. If you get a rejection letter, please don’t send a response that says “oh, that’s okay, I’ve already self-published/contracted/published it somewhere else and it’s doing GREAT!”
(Clarification: “troll” is not an insulting term for a conservative. A troll is a stranger who posts an insulting or deliberately aggressive comment on your blog or Internets in an attempt to anger, embarrass or put you in your place.)