It is official I am far too neurotic for this line of work. Nathan Bransford recently announced a contest on his blog where teh prize is a manuscript read blog.nathanbransford.com and all you have to do is post the first paragraph of a WIP.
Sounds easy right.... no way. I almost vomited hitting 'post' knowing that judgemnt would ensue and not just by Nathan but also by my unpublished peers.
When I finally produce a manuscript I don't immediately want to burn ... I mean trunk, querying may just cause me to have a stroke.
Times have changed, it doesn't matter at all, not these days - 'Met anyone nice recently?' Ah, there we go; the brief tug backwards, like a few strands of hair caught in a hand on the tube. It's deceptive, too: a casu...
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