There is nothing like sending out query letters to turn a confident woman into a bundle of nerves. I’m always sure I could have done it better, written it smarter–oh, GAWD, did I forget the attachment? Was I supposed to include an attachment? Did I spell my own name right?
‘Tis true, dear Reader, that I proofread these queries before I send them out.
Just like Aunt Mildred turns off the stove before leaving on vacation, then worries for the first 500 miles that she forgot to.
Well, writing is not for the weak of mind or spirit.