Those who lack an appreciation for wit, humor (including the sub-genres of dry, smug, British, German [is there really such a thing?], stupid, childish, infantile, wise-cracking, dim-witted, bawdy, dull, and silly), and self-deprecation should read no further.


Welcome to The Raucous Writer

Observations and musings about stuff by the founder and creator of the #ASAWL movement and website


April 30, 2018

Thanks to the feedback I've been receiving, I've added several new hashtags to the master list that will be included on the Authors Seeking Agents Wish List website.  Authors will be able to use the list to identify their work and select multiple (gasp!) genres if appl...

April 29, 2018

As I've been working through the construction of the Authors Seeking Agents Wish List website, it dawned on me that one of the issues I've faced in the query process is the requirement that I select one and only one genre.  My work cuts across genres, and I'm sure I'm...

April 14, 2018

I just read a tweet from a writer who said he was working on his query letter and had received conflicting advice on how to write it.  

That's one of the many reasons why it's time to revolutionize the query process.  I too experienced the same issue.  I paid for a...

April 6, 2018



8-Track tapes


Cassette tapes




Digital music



Change is inev...

April 3, 2018

Rejection is harder than stuff that's petrified.  And it's something fairly new to me.  I won't tell you how many rejections I've received for my first MS, but will share with you some (but not all) of the things I've done to earn the rejections in the hope you can lea...

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