6. Marksmanship

Spend 15-30 minutes sending out queries or LOIs. But what if I don’t have anything to sell? Simple. Make up a title. Write 3 sentences about it. Send it to someone. If they say they want to see more, write more. Look, kid, until you ask, the answer is always no. The more you ask, the more likely you are to get a yes. It’s a numbers game. Sales always is. And every working writer is a salesman. Ask at least one person every day to take a look at your work. That’s how you become a working writer.

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