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Somebody Loves You: What To Do When An Agent Says Yes

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It’s another gray morning for you, the long-suffering Writer-Querier.  As usual, you take a moment to steel yourself, then open your email for the daily parade of rejections.

The Flatterer: “Mr. J — Although you deftly draw us into this dark world of addiction, and I was moved by the protagonist’s struggles, I am going to pass on this one…” [DELETE]

The Economist: “I was certainly intrigued when I began reading your novel, however, in this challenging market…” [DELETE]

March 16, 2011 | Beyond the Margins

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Instant Shrinks and Teachers for Writers

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Books for Writers

Whisper the words books on writing to a bunch of writers and you might have to watch the whoosh of air as they take sides so fast it’s like being transported to West Side Story.

Jets: “Books, I don’t need no stinking how-to-learn-to-write books. Long as I have John Gardner, I’m fine.”

Sharks: “I can’t hear you over this stack of books on writing stacked in front of me.”

March 9, 2011 | Beyond the Margins

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The Training Wheels Novel

Each Wednesday, our friends from Beyond the Margins will be guest posting.  This week, author Nichole Bernier on novels best kept in drawers.

March 2, 2011 | Beyond the Margins

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Decoding the Hairballs

Each Wednesday, our friends from Beyond the Margins will be guest posting.  This week, author and Grub alum Chris Abouzeid, with a great list of perplexing (and hilarious) definitions from the blogosphere and beyond.

February 23, 2011 | Beyond the Margins

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Resources for Writers

Each Wednesday, our friends from Beyond the Margins will be guest posting.  First up, author and Grub alum Dell Smith, with some great websites that all writers should bookmark.

February 16, 2011 | Beyond the Margins

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