The Long Road of Rewrites

Cross-posted from my blog at Cera duBois. In December, I received the fifth editor rejection on my first contemporary Western, The Long Road Home. Also at least 15 agents rejected it before it caught the interest of an agent. She like the story but felt it was too long, and before she’d offer representation, she…

Rejection

If you’re a writer, you probably cringe at the mere mention of the word rejection. If there is one word we all hate, that’s it. Today, I’m going to talk about how I cope with those dreaded emails and letters. You know the ones: “Sorry, but your story doesn’t fit our needs.” For me, these words…