Gneechy Talk

Keep Calm and Query On

Including the first cold submission to Tor, I have now been sending queries for Sky Pirates of Calypsitania to publishers and agents for five months. I have received: Six form rejections One personal response that my writing was strong but the agent didn’t feel a personal connection to these particular characters Four chirping crickets But…

Gneechy Talk

In Which I Deal With Rejection

It has often been observed that writing is a tough racket. Like, suspiciously so– people have been predicting the death of the written word pretty much as long as there have been written words, but particularly the death of the modern publishing industry as long as there has been a modern publishing industry, despite the…