Watch Literary Agent Livetweet Her Rejections To Aspiring Writers
Jennifer Udden, a literary agent at the Donald Maass Literary Agency, has decided to livetweet going through her slush pile, using the hashtag “millionqueries.” Which means you can see her thoughts on manuscripts in real-time, including the reasoning behind her rejections. Luckily, there’s no need to blindly submit to literary agents anymore — we have the Internet.
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It was excruciating. I was so bored. All we did was hold the throttle and sit there. All the coffee in the world couldn’t have kept me aware and upbeat. I stared at my odometer. Miles passed so slowly while time raced on.
He holds my hand in his lap, looks me directly into the eyes and says, “I love you more than the amount of sperm a blue robin makes.”
Took my own braces off with nail clippers.
…So let’s go there.