Where Writers Get Stuck: Querying and Publishing

Here is another great post from Allison Maruska on where writers get stuck. This one is on querying and publishing.

Allison Maruska

Welcome to Part 4 of our blogging mini-series on where writers get stuck, which launched after I ran this poll on Twitter.


The results were close enough that I decided to spend time on each one, in addition to a Super Secret Place Writers Get Stuck That’s So Super Secret I Didn’t Put It On The Poll.

We’ll shorten the title. Promise.

Be sure to check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 for the other sticky places. Today, we’re talking about querying and publishing.


These are two separate yet combined steps because they represent to two primary paths to getting our work into the market where readers can buy them. Traditional authors start by querying agents and/or editors at publishing houses, and self-published authors skip the middle men and publish themselves. They are lumped into this post because I think the same culprits are responsible for…

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