Month: August 2019

When You Only Read the Headline . . .

Sending criticism as a response after only reading the first sentence or two of an email does not endear you to the sender. And it also wastes everyone’s time at least two-fold: It tempts the recipient to ignore you for the rest of the day. You have to spend...

Fake It ’til You Make It — Part 2

Pro Tip: Beginning your inquiry to a publisher regarding the status of your submission with “Still waiting.” is probably not going to get you the kind of attention that you want....