Querying Truths (Brace Yourself)

Burlap Sacks and Bad Days

In a great article describing the different types of editors in traditional publishing, Andi Marquette wrote:

Most often, an [acquiring editor, or AE] can tell within a paragraph or two what kind of writer the author is. The decision to reject the manuscript most often comes within that first page. That’s why you, the author, need to know a little something about craft, hook, and style. The AE is the dragon at the gate. Prove you’re worthy to pass.

Boy, if that isn't intimidating, then I don't know what is.

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