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ISWG--Perseverance Has Its Rewards--For Once!!!!

It's time for another ISWG post hosted by the illustrious Alex J. Cavanaugh.  This is such a helpful group.  It's a place where a writer can vent  their frustrations about the road blocks they encounter on their journey to publication, without fear of judgment or condemnation. If you're interested in learning more, click on the linky above.     
Last month I experienced some serious query woes.  I was almost ready to throw my novel and the letter over a cliff and say,"To hell with it all." Then, some wonderfully supportive ISWG members talked me off the ledge, so to speak. For that I'm eternally grateful.

 After a few helpings of cookie dough ice cream, I slinked back to the drawing board, tail tucked between my legs and restructured my letter. It took about two weeks of hard work, maybe more, I stopped counting after the umpteenth draft, but I finally completed a well-written query (thanks to input from some of the ISWG members). At least I thought so, but t…