You win some, you lose some, and sometimes you have to decide to pull the game.
I just sent out my 99th query for my novel Blackout Odyssey! What’s next? Good question!
An update on my full manuscript request
I went to sleep on the Tuesday with a solid schedule, a working plan, and woke up on Wednesday to disarray
A numbers round-up for Blackout Odyssey to date, and the next stage of submissions
A quick update on how Camp NaNo and querying is going before I leave for vacation
There is a definite value in staying the course, and working hard to find opportunities, especially in publishing. But there’s also a big component that is out of one’s control: being in the right time and place.
If editing was an RPG I’d be still in leather armour and fighting dire rats.
So How Goes Trying To Get Published, Victoria: the “Full Manuscript Request” Edition
My little baby is crawling! It’s on its way! Not only have I sent out my first queries, but I’ve already received my first rejection for it!