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    <p>Querying: One Author</p>
    <p><br />When I was functioning as that lowest of all life forms, the unpublished author, I benefited from established novelists choice to apportion their experiences. This article written by 1essaywritingservice.com/ is intended to give something back, especially since my experience had any sudden turns.</p>
    <p>I quickly learned to prefer sending queries by meat mail. Yes, it is slower, expensive, and more activity, but my perception is that paper queries are appropriated more seriously and less likely to be ignored. They are also harder to destroy than merely pushing a delete key.</p>
    <p>Where I smitten out on my own relative to what I was reading on the Internet was the intensity and rate of my campaign. I conveyed out more than 500 queries, each a customized package, in III months. I conscientiously abided by all guidelines listed for each agency or publisher except one. I did not abide by the industry’s requirement of honoring exclusive reading policies of agencies who request it.</p>
    <p>This is an wrong group that appears to have been deliberately rigged to unfairly favor publishers at the expense of writers. Although many publishers no longer ask for it, it is a disgraceful legacy that needs to be put out of its misery as presently as possible. Ignoring it in a massive artifact will do that. I do, however, believe that, for now, writers should country clearly that they are making simultaneous queries.</p>
    <p>Why much a massive, saturation bombing approach to querying? Advantageously, life is abbreviated, and the more leads you put out, the greater the chance of a productive hit. I also needed it because I discovered that I was disadvantaged relative to many other authors. My novel, Coinage of Commitment, is a new kind of love account, one written of characters who love at a higher level than we accompany all around us. Plus it is fittingly written in a more emotionally vivid communication than is currently fashionable.</p>
    <p>Sales figures tell me this works advantageously for readers, but it did not appeal to agencies who, I quickly discovered, are real conservative, extremely risk averse, and looking only for something they are old to or which has oversubscribed advantageously in the past. Many have political or ideological agendas that bias their decision making. I never did come that close to landing an agent. Publishers were more appealing, more interested in literature for its own sake, but it was allay a bad row to hoe.</p>
    <p>The high intensity approach to querying was decisive in my case because without it I would not have found the III royalty publishers who offered me contracts. Only after I had exhausted the list of addresses in print sources like Writer’s Market, and those on subscription sites like Firstwriter.com, did I go to open sites like Predators & Editors. Thither I discovered a new class of royalty publisher not listed in the other sources. These are bantam outfits with low overheads, who consume POD print application (which is becoming distributed), and who do not accept returns.</p>
    <p>Otherwise their books are carried by the leading distributors. This is a group of publishers who have sprung up in the last five years. Many of these folks appear to be in it more for the love of books and literature than the profit motive. I found them much more choice to consider something new, like what I was offering, and this is where I hit gold with my own project.</p>
    <p>Thither are other related issues: how to progress as a writer and improve your manuscript piece also trying to sell it; how to deal with independent editors when you feel your manuscript is not good enough; and how to deal with the shadier broadside of our industry during a query campaign. But that is for a future article.</p>
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