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Rejection Collection

Things recently noted on the whole writer/agent editor spectrum:

Just because you think you have a novel inside you, doesn’t mean you should inflict others with it. (link from Bookninja.)

Want to know how to get an agent to reject you? It’s really easy!

Miss Snark is back from vacation and skewering bad opening pages and query letters with hardcore vengeance.

Fellow blogging Agent 007 explains why just getting an agent doesn’t guarantee a sale — especially if said agent is on various editors’ blacklists.

Mediabistro Course

Novel Writing: Editing Your Draft

Novel Writing: Editing Your DraftStarting July 16, workshop your novel in-progress with a published author! Erika Mailman's course will function as a workshop, with the emphasis on sharing your work for review and providing critiques for your peers. By the end of this class you'll have up to 75 pages of you novel workshopped and developed patterns to improve your writing. Register now!