Tag: Query letters

Rejection Letter #6

Posted September 21, 2017 by Ari Augustine in #Writing, Blog, Home / 0 Comments
Rejection Letter #6

It’s a strange experience when I speak to non-writers about receiving rejection letters. To the outside world, hearing nothing at all is the greatest of news. Inside a writer’s world, it’s silent code for “no, we are not interested in your work.” Which, if I’m being honest, stings a little. No one likes being ignored […]

To Whom It May Concern: I̵..

Posted February 18, 2017 by Ari Augustine in Blog / 0 Comments
To Whom It May Concern: I’m Terrible At Query Letters.

Maybe it’s all in my head. I recall a conversation with a friend in high school. She suggested I turn my poems into songs because, according to her, “that’d be cool.” I disagreed with her, attempting to explain all the reasons why my poems couldn’t be songs or why songs aren’t considered poems. In hindsight, […]