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Another Literary Magazine Rejection

The creative nonfiction essay (internal link) I’ve been submitting to publishers has been rejected for a third time. I’ll keep trying. I’m not tailoring the piece to each magazine, consequently, it takes little effort to submit the work to another … Continue reading

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Another query letter

Here’s another query letter that didn’t find acceptance. It’s about weather balloons, a story I thought Smithsonian Magazine (external link) would be interested in. They weren’t. Still, at least you can tell what one writer’s approach is. How would you … Continue reading

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Query letter example

Article proposals are as varied as the people that make them.┬áHere’s one of mine. Although it wasn’t accepted, and no reason given, nor any rejection notice received, I can’t feel too badly. Sunset Magazine (external link) relies on a small … Continue reading

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Query letter mania

I’m working on several different query letters right now, each taking much longer to write than I want. But even though they are coming together slowly, I am going to keep at it. Having several letters out at one time … Continue reading

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