Emily Layne On The Waiting Game of Submission

If there's one thing that many aspiring writers have few clues about, it's the submission process. There are good reasons for that; authors aren't exactly encouraged to talk in detail about our own submission experiences, and - just like agent hunting - everyone's story is different. I managed to cobble together a few non-specific questions … Continue reading Emily Layne On The Waiting Game of Submission

S. Gonzales On The Emotional Roller Coaster of Being On Submission

If there's one thing that many aspiring writers have few clues about, it's the submission process. There are good reasons for that; authors aren't exactly encouraged to talk in detail about our own submission experiences, and - just like agent hunting - everyone's story is different. I managed to cobble together a few non-specific questions … Continue reading S. Gonzales On The Emotional Roller Coaster of Being On Submission

Jennifer Brody On Keeping the Faith in Yourself and Your Work While on Submission

Today's guest for the SHIT (Submission Hell, It's True) is Jennifer Brody, the award-winning author of the The 13th Continuum. Her book is a Gold Medal Winner from the Independent Publisher‘s Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards. She is a graduate of Harvard University, a creative writing instructor at the Writing Pad, and a volunteer mentor for the … Continue reading Jennifer Brody On Keeping the Faith in Yourself and Your Work While on Submission

Beth Ellyn Summer On Surviving The Submission Process… For Two Years

Today's guest for the SHIT (Submission Hell, It's True) is Beth Ellyn Summer. Beth writes contemporary young adult fiction that always includes the following elements: fame, makeup, and television. She graduated from Long Island University with a degree in print and electronic journalism, but the real highlight of her college years was interning for Conan O’Brien … Continue reading Beth Ellyn Summer On Surviving The Submission Process… For Two Years

Kelly Coon On Being Rejected 106 Times… Followed By A "Yes."

Today's guest for the SHIT (Submission Hell, It's True) is Kelly Coon, author of GRAVEMAIDENS, which  recounts the tale of a 16-year-old healer's apprentice who must save a dying Sumerian king or her little sister will be buried alive to serve him in the Netherworld.Kelly Coon is the mom to three little boys and a rescue … Continue reading Kelly Coon On Being Rejected 106 Times… Followed By A "Yes."

Kaitlyn Sage Patterson On Dealing With Submission Anxiety

If there's one thing that many aspiring writers have few clues about, it's the submission process. There are good reasons for that; authors aren't exactly encouraged to talk in detail about our own submission experiences, and - just like agent hunting - everyone's story is different. I managed to cobble together a few non-specific questions … Continue reading Kaitlyn Sage Patterson On Dealing With Submission Anxiety