By Michelle Weidenbenner
You’ve been writing for years. And waiting. You’ve gone to writer’s conferences and met agents and publishers. You’ve written at least fifty query letters and a few book proposals. Maybe you’ve landed an agent and waited another year and you still aren’t any closer to finding a publisher for your novels.
That was my scenario for almost ten years. In the meantime, I kept writing and doing all those important things the agents tell you to do—start a blog, build your email list, join all the social media sites, build a following. I joined LinkedIn, Pinterest, Goodreads, and FB. I found thousands of followers on Twitter and blogged at least three times a week. It was exhausting.
And still there were no bites on my manuscripts. After months of research, gallons of coffee, and a lot of “selfie” lectures trying to build myself up, I decided to…
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