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If too many of your queries bounce back in your e-mail box with standard-issue rejections from magazine editors, you need to read ROCK-SOLID QUERIES: The 10 Surprising Reasons Why Magazine Editors Reject Your Ideas … and How to Write Queries That Get More Acceptances Today.
In it, Burrell shares the unspoken reasons why queries don’t make the cut. Even good queries sometimes fall prey to a magazine’s whims!
However, Burrell shows writers the specific actions they can take to ensure their story proposals are as “rock solid” as they can be. Rock-Solid Queries is broken up into ten easy-to-digest chapters that address everything from curing your queries of boring ledes to overcoming an editor’s objections about your lack of experience, or “clips.”
Readers will find the same friendly, encouraging voice they loved in the Renegade Writer books. Rock-Solid Queries will have you writing better pitches today!