Last week, I happened to be scrolling through my collection of “query letter responses” from the last few months. I don’t do that too often. Actually, I prefer not to do that too often. Staring at those rejection letters isn’t exactly my idea of a good time. Not yours either, I’d bet. So, let’s not discuss it, ok?
Instead, let’s put our heads together and come up with ways to minimize the chances of receiving them.
The Truth: There is no magic potion that will make an editor publish your work if s/he doesn’t already want to. Sorry.
You do have power, though. You are the idea-maker. Despite appearances to the contrary, you can break into the magazine industry as long as you follow through with these three keys to success. Continue reading → 5 Favourite Websites on Writing for the Magazine Industry