I wonder how much money I’ve spent on this noveling endeavor. I’ve taken classes, hired a developmental editor, gone on retreats, entered contests, purchased Snowflake Pro. .. I do believe all of these things have made me and my manuscript better, but shite. It’s adding up. Maybe that’s why so many professionals have managed to write novels on the side. They’re the only ones who can afford it!
Anyway, I bring this up because I have spent money again.
This time on an agent one-on-one Bootcamp through Writer’s Digest. This is how it works: you gain access to an online tutorial on query letters and other submission materials taught by two literary agents (Tuesday). Then, over the next two days you revise accordingly. You also gain access to a 3-hour discussion board on each day where the agents are required to answer everyone’s questions…
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