SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER – PART TWO – BY MARTHA KENNEDY

Marilyn has very kindly let me “guest” blog on her site, “Serendipity.” Here is the second of three in the series, “So You Want To Be a Writer.” 🙂

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Welcome back!

Today’s post is the second of three parts by the Martha Kennedy as she struggles with the ever-changing requirements of marketing a novel.

Many of us have trod this path. More will tread it soon. Each of us has one or more stories to share about the perils of publishing in a market that is constantly reinventing itself.

This is for all of us who have written books, are thinking about writing a book, or are attempting to market a book in a world where none of the old rules apply.



SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER – PART II – AGENTS AND REJECTION
by Martha Kennedy

I once heard an agent speak to a group of writers. She said, “You have no idea how difficult our jobs are. We have to read all your manuscripts on our own time. We stay up late at night to get through all that.” Seriously. She said that.

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2 thoughts on “SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER – PART TWO – BY MARTHA KENNEDY

  1. I love that you make your points without banging anyone over the head. I’m definitely down with the lack of head banging. I can bang my own head pretty effectively these days 🙂 I love this piece, probably because it so mirrors my own experiences.

    • Thank you! I might not think much of the people about whom I’ve written, but I know they have a job to do and they have to make it work for them. That’s a fact of life for everyone, and doesn’t really have much to do with me — so, no head banging.

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