77 Reasons Why Your Book Was Rejected by Mike Nappa

By Mike Nappa

Discover the tips and tricks to fending off the rejection pile.

You've performed it! You've written the subsequent "must have" e-book and everybody you recognize who reads your manuscript is of the same opinion – it's certain to be a bestseller. So why can't you discover a writer for it? For a few cause (maybe much more than one) editors and brokers alike preserve rejecting your proposal.

So what are you doing wrong?

Discover seventy seven of the most typical the explanation why hundreds of thousands of e-book proposals are rejected each year, and discover what you are able to do to make your notion stick out from the remainder. operating as an writer, editor, and agent from greater than twenty years, publishing veteran Mike Nappa understands the main widespread blunders authors make of their proposals after which uncomplicated steps you could take to prevent catching a experience at the educate to Rejection-ville.

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Fragmentation,' as I have suggested above, is an important ground of reclamation for feminist literary theorists as for other forms of modern theory: Julia Kristeva, for example, noting that 'for at least a century, the literary avant-garde (from Mallarme and Lautreamont to Joyce and Artaud) has been introducing ruptures, blank spaces, and holes into language', nonetheless finds the mode peculiarly apt for expressing resistance to dominant speech-forms, and therefore for women: in a culture where the speaking subjects are conceived of as masters of their speech, they have what is called a 'phallic' position.

As I will argue more fully in the first chapter, it was also, in terms of its immediate reception, the 'great Unread' that nonetheless cast a long shadow over the forms of Romanticism, particularly in Scotland and America. Eighteenth-century readership statistics notwithstanding, it is in style as well as substance one of the formative texts not only of Romanticism but of contemporary thought. For a text of its immediate eclat and accepted stature, James's Principles, on the other hand - certainly in comparison with Freud's Introductory Lectures, say, or Civilization and Its Discontents - has 28 Fragments of Union appeared to provide surprisingly little interpretative power for literary critics of modernism, students of Gertrude Stein perhaps excepted.

By doing so, they insidiously shifted perceptions of the problems besetting the empire as a practical conflict about financial policy, commerce, and constitutional law to an ethical conflict about proper conduct characterized by unyielding accusation and resentmentY 22 Fragments of Union What appeared to be in contention was the right of the nation, like a child, to develop its own integrity (self-unification) through separation. From the earliest stages, that is, the relationship between articulating the identity of self, and that of nation, was located and imagined in terms of developmental psychology.

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