Guest Post: The Submission Game–Overcoming Rejection

Guest Post, Novels, Preparing to Submit
By Stephanie Campbell The submission game is one of the toughest things that writers have to face. You pour your life into your book—hours and hours of time spent to tweak the words into submission. You find a literary agent or a publisher and you send the manuscript in, waiting with bated breath. You feel like you are going mad, waiting for the reply. Then you get it. It goes something like this: Dear Writer, Thank you so much for taking your time to submit to publisher XYZ. While we appreciate your submission, it is not a good fit for us at this time. Best of luck to you and your writing endeavors. Sincerely, Editor X Heartbreak. Instant shattering. No, I am not just writing that to be poetic. I…
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