And Then You Find Yourself Stopping

Hi fellow writers,

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Camp NaNoWriMo 2013

As you’ve read on my blog, I got halfway through my novel for NaNoWriMo 2012 in November. I still haven’t finished it. I’m still working through some plot points and characterizations that I would like to change. I have this urge to go back and edit the pages I’ve written, instead of continuing on with my novel. I know I’ll finish it eventually.

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The Cover Letter

If you’re preparing to send your short stories or poetry out into the literary magazine world¬†and the like, you may read their submission guidelines. Some of them may ask for a cover letter.¬† The cover letter is very different from the query. What I’ve read is that the query is best suited for your novel submissions, so it has an excuse to be long. However the opposite is true for your cover letter. From the research I’ve gathered, it’s best to keep it short and sweet.

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