- Indie writer Zoe Winters thinks it's best to adapt to the changing atmosphere. (Writers are a bit like cockroaches, so it's easy to agree.) She offers a nice list of links at the bottom of her post about whether or not we have reached the end of traditional book publishing.
- Some practical submission guidelines at Thoughts from Botswana offer an interesting perspective on rejection, including an inspirational quote by Wendell Meyers: "You're only willing to succeed to the same extent you are willing to fail." (I'm willing to succeed big, then.)
- Sally Ahearn (not to be confused with GAK winner and contested publishing muse Rosemary Ahern) offers some advice, including information on the website Duotrope.
- Some understandable writerly frustration at Blogfranz.
- Advice for the rejection weary at Dark Knight Dramaturgy includes, "know thyself," and "it's not a race, it's a StairMaster."
Monday, September 29, 2008
Literary Rejection is Hot on the Interwebs
Seems like there's a proligeration of rejection lately. That, and I like using the word "interwebs." Here are some interesting reveries for you to check out: