Just read the module on the course about writing for the internet.
Apparently blog posts should be simple, short and frequent. Ive been doing that wrong too!
So from now on I’m going to take the soundbite approach. I’m going to write a few hundred words once a week, every week!
I’ve sent Wait for Me to a number of agents now. Twelve in total, and most of these submissions have been met with a standard negative response or a stony silence. Most except two.
One charming agent replied within the hour explaining that he was so excited by the idea that he was compelled to read it immediately. He thought the concept was ‘terrific’ but unfortunately felt that the ‘quality of [my] writing didn’t match up to the high standards set by the idea’.
Well, I’m not going to pretend that it wasn’t a severe blow and that, for a few moments there, all my dreams of being a writer shrivelled and died. Of course they did, but only for few moments.
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