In the writing classes I’ve taught over the years, I’ve often said that as a writer, your words can entertain, enlighten, even change the world. It’s not a new concept. Back in the mid-1500s, Martin Luther wrote, or so it’s claimed on the Web!): “If you want to change the world, pick up a pen.” … read more Your Words Can Change the World
Opening your submission cover letter with “Dear Sirs” will bring an instant rejection slip from this Irish independent publisher. Tramp Press announced today that it is closing the door to writers who open their cover letter with “Dear Sirs” or mention that they do not read books by women. The editors say they want to … read more Writers Beware — “Dear Sirs” Will Bring a Rejection Slip!