Friday, May 20, 2011


Lovely agent Rachelle Gardner is offering a Bad News Poetry Contest. Yeah!
Lately she's been posting bad news writers get and advice on how to deal with it. Here is my entry:

Formula for Aquiring an Agent

The probability
Of selection
By an agent
Is a relatively simple
Derived by the ratio
Of the number
Of queries sent
To the number
Of rejections
Subtracted from
The result of
The process of
As it approaches
The limit of
One yes!


Holly Ruggiero said...

As easy as all that huh? :)

Theresa Milstein said...

Excellent! Sounds poetically impossible.

Ellen said...

cute! :) and true. even though it sounds painful. eep.

Heather M. Gardner said...

Well done! I don't know how you do that!

Sharon Sullivan-Craver said...

Girl , you are on a roll. Love reading your blogs.

Dana said...

Very succinct. Love it!

Deb said...

Like Dana said, love it!

Tara Tyler said...

*bows with flourish and blush*
thank you, you're too kind.
it's the math teacher in me =)