There are many times during college when you can feel the real world creeping up on you. One of those times is applying for internships. After all, internships have the potential to turn into a job, and you want to be doing something you like that also brings home a paycheck.
You’ve just read a book, and you want to tell the world what you thought of it. Your mind is swirling with ideas and emotions. But as soon as you sit down to write your review, you forget everything you’ve just read.
So, what needs to go in a review?
Being a writer requires a lot of patience. It can take months to hear back on a submission, and sometimes you may never hear back at all. How do you stop yourself from fretting constantly over your precious manuscript sitting at a publishing house?
Free time never seems to be in abundance. But here’s the secret: You can’t wait for your schedule to magically open up. Here are five must-do’s for writers who want to take their work to the next level.
Working on a pub board for IlluminateYA and as a submissions intern at Hartline Literary, I’ve received dozens of “applicants” for both companies. Each proposal, like a person, carries its distinct personality. And like all tightly run companies, we can accept a mere fraction of the personalities which burst into our inboxes.
by Paula Weinman “Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.”