Crushed Dreams

3615998414_4462d48a87Do editors know that they hold authors’ dreams in their hands?  An anonymous blogger, who purports to be a children’s book editor, believes that authors should toughen up.  “When you receive a rejection letter and feel your dreams being crushed”, she says, “BE AWARE: it’s YOU crushing your dreams.”  True?  Or just heartless ranting?

Eve’s Salmagundi Club also examines the quest for perfection – is it really necessary for that covering letter+synopsis+sample to be word-perfect before it goes out?  Nicola Morgan’s blog has some good advice to offer.  And – oh yes – Stephen Fry is still following Eve – should she be concerned?

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