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By Mike Nappa

Discover the tips and tricks to warding off the rejection pile.

You've performed it! You've written the following "must have" e-book and everybody you recognize who reads your manuscript concurs – it's certain to be a bestseller. So why can't you discover a writer for it? For a few cause (maybe much more than one) editors and brokers alike continue rejecting your proposal.

So what are you doing wrong?

Discover seventy seven of the most typical the reason why hundreds of thousands of publication proposals are rejected each year, and discover what you are able to do to make your inspiration stand proud of the remaining. operating as an writer, editor, and agent from greater than two decades, publishing veteran Mike Nappa is familiar with the main common error authors make of their proposals after which basic steps you could take to prevent catching a journey at the educate to Rejection-ville.

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The sound of the street is all that can be heard. Figure 4–1 (cont’d) Cards for Playing CLOSAT. 38 Developing Story Ideas MFA A Shack L A green meadow, then the lush foliage of trees and flowers of many colors. A crystal blue stream runs alongside the road, which has become a narrow cobblestone path. Behind ten feet of dirt, a shack composed of trashed wood panels and rusty nails stands proud. Classical music comes from within the shack. Figure 4–1 (cont’d) Cards for Playing CLOSAT. 5 Autobiography and Influences Exploring the marks left in you by your life is the key to what this book asks.

There are no advance guarantees. The optimal conditions seem to be that you, • • • • Confront a situation of risk that you may or may not overcome. Plunge into action without plans or forethought. Know that if you stop to think, you are sunk. So you don’t. Stay in the moment and trust your intuition to make good choices. It does. People who play fast sports know this ability is vital to winning. Players in top form can simultaneously relax, act on intuition, and perform extraordinary feats. Being watched by spectators can even intensify their focus.

2. Health: Special events, accidents, diseases, health circumstances. 3. Early influences: Special friends, visitors, neighbors, local characters. 4. Relations: Any siblings, cousins, grandparents, uncles, aunts who played a special role in your life. 5. School: Schools you attended, special courses, influential teachers, special events or traumas, special friendships or antipathies. 6. Special activities: Jobs, tasks at home, membership in group activities or sports. 7. Journeys: Memorable travels, holidays, migrations, escapes, or quests by your family or yourself.

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