Do 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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