This article was originally published by Writer’s Digest Magazine. Reprinted here with the permission of the author. I’m willing to bet my favorite pen that most people who are reading this have no idea what a book packager is. Until I worked for one, I didn’t know they existed, either. Book packaging is a quiet … Continue reading →
About Jenna Glatzer
Jenna Glatzer has written for Prevention, Woman’s World, Woman’s Own, USAA, Women's Health & Fitness, Salon.com, ePregnancy, Contemporary Bride, Match.com, MSN, and AOL. She's a contributing editor to Writer's Digest. Her three books for writers are: Outwitting Writer’s Block and Other Problems of the Pen, Make a Real Living as a Freelance Writer and The Street-Smart Writer.
At every conference I teach, participants commiserate about rejection notices– not only about getting them but about the insulting nature of their standardized messages. Occasionally, someone has a story of a personalized rejection or of actually having received suggestions from an editor on the rejection slip. Usually, though, the talk ends the same way–wall paper … Continue reading →