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Founded in 2004 by Kate Chaplin, the Indy Writers’ Group is a supportive community of published and pre-published writers of all genres. IWG offers workshops, signings, and bi-monthly meetings for critique and support. IWG is a diverse group with strengths in various areas, such as self-publishing, e-publishing, small presses, freelance writing, technical writing, editing, etc. Within the network of in person events and online you’ll find a community of writers with various backgrounds and experiences that understand the pitfalls and success that plague writers today. Our group can be found Here on Yahoo Groups

Monday, October 13, 2008

Query Letters Are...

IWG-ers were asked to complete this sentence, Query letters are...
Here were their responses. 

Query letters are my least favorite short stories.
-Jim Henderson

Query letters are...a necessary evil  or
Query letters are...what the literary Gods invented as punishment for aspiring writers

 -Sandi  Sookoo
Third Place - 2008 Celtic Hearts Golden Claddaugh 

Query letters are a stumbling block for an aspiring writer along the path of publication.
Query letters are an introduction of me and my writing to a new business associate, THE EDITOR.
-Ellen Tevault
freelance writer and editor, serving the GLBT, BDSM and erotica communities

Query letters are a road block to submitting work.
-Jerri Yager

Query letters are . . . agonizing and the most difficult writing one can do--Ack!
Debra A. Kemp
The House of Pendragon saga continues!

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