Writing Quote Wednesday.

Here are five quotes on rejection. Enjoy! “Rejection slips, or form letters, however tactfully phrased, are lacerations of the soul, if not quite inventions of the devil—but there is no way around them.” – Isaac Asimov. “This manuscript of yours that has just come back from another editor is a precious package. Don’t consider it … More Writing Quote Wednesday.

Writing Tip Wednesday: Jay Kristoff on rejection.

Hey Everyone, Rejection is a given in the writing business, I mean, every writer gets rejected, and the truth is, it sucks. So for today’s writing tip I thought I’d direct you over to The League of Extraordinary Writers. In a guest post, Jay Kristoff (author of Stormdancer and Kinslayer) shares his thoughts on rejection. … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Jay Kristoff on rejection.

A Writerly Update 7.

Hi everyone, how are you all? Welcome to this fortnight’s writerly update where I tell you what I’ve been up to writing wise in the past fortnight. I have made a decision concerning my YA epic fantasy.Last time I told you that I was considering changing the point of view from third person omniscient to … More A Writerly Update 7.

A Writerly Update.

So I told you that I entered my manuscript to the Ampersand Project – an initiative by Hardie Grant Egmont Australia where they except submissions from unpublished YA authors during spring/summer. I just found out that my manuscript was rejected, which sucks. I was really hoping they would want it, though I kind of knew … More A Writerly Update.

Writing Tip Wednesday: Submitting To Literary Magazines.

I came across an article this week on a wonderful website I have discovered. ‘The Review Review’ is a must read website for all short story writers looking to submit to literary magazines. It has an abundance of helpful articles about the submission process. The article that I read was called ‘What Editor’s Want; A … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Submitting To Literary Magazines.

The road to publication is paved with rejection e-mails. — Me.