Being right is one thing. Being persuasive quite another. Often passionate people--myself included--communicate in ways that appeal only to those who already agree with or think like us. We "school" people with facts and logic and congratulate ourselves for our reasoning skills and courage but are confused and frustrated when met with silence and inaction […]
Literary agents and publishers regularly receive hundreds to thousands of unsolicited queries and book proposals per year. That can mean 10 or more each week.