Who am I to grow impatient with a publisher? Oh yeah, I know why. Because of Quiznos.
Browsing: Author Seeks Publisher
What happens after you send a query letter? You can either use hard data on hand to figure out if you stand a chance or create several scenarios in your head.
I bought three bamboo stalks for good luck. Then, on my way home, I realized that the woman who had sold them to me was whiter than me and could have made up the “Chinese good luck” part.
“Oh, an unsolicited query letter! Awesome, I needed something to clean up the coffee I’ve just spilled.”
This is the starting point. I have a completed work of fiction and I want it to be read. On one side, the manuscript, finished. On the other… the jungle.