YOU GUYS! I’ve coined a new word: QWEARY! que¬∑ry (noun) a¬†question;¬†an¬†inquiry. mental¬†reservation;¬†doubt. (Otherwise known as: EVERYTHING a writer has AT ALL TIMES) an¬†inquiry¬†from¬†a¬†writer¬†to¬†an¬†editor¬†of¬†a¬†magazine,¬†newspaper,¬†etc.,¬†regarding the¬†acceptability¬†of or¬†interest¬†in¬†an¬†idea¬†for¬†an¬†article,¬†news¬†story,¬†or¬†the¬†like:¬†usually¬†presented¬†in¬†the¬†form¬†of¬†a¬†letter that¬†outlines¬†or¬†describes¬†the¬†projected¬†piece¬†a literary agent begging for seeking representation for their completed novel. (verb) to¬†ask¬†or¬†inquire¬†about: (See: representation for a totally awesome YA novel!) to¬†question¬†as¬†doubtful¬†or¬†obscure:¬†to¬†query¬†a¬†statement. (See: me totally questioning my ability to write […]

That Time I Thought I Was Ready to Query was Kind of Like A Writer’s Premature Ejaculation

So, remember that one time in January of 2009 when I thought I was ready to query literary agents because I finished writing a novel and I thought that I was #TheMan.com? Not my finest hour. Or smartest. Or sanest. Actually, it was the worst. Picture this: Peekskill, 2009 … I finished writing my second […]