TIPS FROM TELL-IT-TO-THE-WORLD MARKETING: Be Professional, Follow the Guidelines #Blog#Submission#Tips#Magazine

I must say, that today, I’ve learned that no one pays attention to correct procedure.

Since I put out the information for The Writer’s Grapevine which has very specific guidelines for submitting and subscribing I have received…

1.      Emails which include none of the requirements for subscribing

2.      Submissions with no queries for guidelines

3.      And queries which included no information as to how they heard of me or what they were submitting for.

People, please! You must be professional when dealing with me.

I do not…

·         Take submissions from people who haven’t visited my blog

·         Read my magazine

·         Submitted a correct query for guidelines

·         Do not follow said guidelines.

Nor do I send out my magazine to those who do not make a correct request.

My guidelines are simple but they’re specific.

So, Now, To submit to The Writer’s Grapevine, I must request that you write a query just as you would to any other magazine.

If you wish to be featured on my blog, you must again write a professional query.

Your query must include…

1.      Who you are.

2.      Where you are published if you are and where you blog if you do.

3.      Where you heard of me.

4.      Whether you’re querying for a subscription to The Writer’s Grapevine or to submit to the magazine.

5.      If the magazine you must specify which column you wish to submit to.

6.      If the blog you must specify whether you are querying about the Featured Business of the Week or the Featured Author of the Week.

From here on out anything which comes to me incorrectly will be immediately sent over to file 13.

If you wish to see my submission guidelines they’re listed on the homepage of my blog under “Submission Guidelines.”


To read back issues of The Writer’s Grapevine on the web visit:

Have a good day.



About Patty L. Fletcher

About Patty October 2021 Patty and her guide dog Blue. Patty has her hair tied back in a low ponytail and rests her right hand on Blue's head. She wears a white shirt with a pink and purple butterfly on the front and light blue shorts. Blue is a handsome black lab. He wears a brown leather harness with a handle attached to the back and is smiling at the camera as he sits in front of Patty. In the background is a brick building with white, windowed doors and a flowerpot overflowing with pink and yellow blooms. Updated – October 2021 Patty Fletcher is a single mother with a beautiful daughter, of whom she is enormously proud. She has a great son-in-law and six beautiful grandchildren. From April 2011 through September 2020, she owned and handled a black Labrador from The Seeing Eye® named King Campbell Lee Fletcher A.K.A. Bubba. Sadly, after a long battle with illness on September 24, 2020, King Campbell went to the Rainbow Bridge where all is peace and love. In July 2021, she returned to The Seeing Eye® and was paired with a Black Labrador Golden Retriever cross named Blue. PATTY’S BLINDNESS… Patty was born one and a half months premature. Her blindness was caused by her being given too much oxygen in the incubator. She was partially sighted until 1991, at which time she lost her sight due to an infection after cataract surgery and high eye pressure. She used a cane for 31 years before making the change to a guide dog. WHERE SHE LIVES AND WORKS… Currently, Patty lives and works in Kingsport, Tenn. She’s the creator and owner of Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing (Author, Blogger, Business Assist), The Writer’s Grapevine Online Magazine and the creator and host of the Talk to Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing Podcast. WRITING GOAL… Patty writes with the goal of bridging the great chasm which separates the disabled from the non-disabled. HOBBIES… Patty’s hobbies include reading, music, and attending book clubs via Zoom. FAVORITE TUNES… Some of her favorite types of tunes are classic rock, rhythm and blues, and classic country. FAVORITE READS… Patty enjoys fantasy, science fiction, and books about the supernatural. She loves books by Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Norah Roberts, and many more. Some favorite books include Norah Roberts’ Hide Away, Stephen King’s Dark Tower series, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series. SPIRITUAL FAITH… Patty describes herself as a spiritual Walker. She says she knows both Mother Goddess and Father God and embraces all they have to offer. CONTACT… Email: Visit: And: As well as:
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2 Responses to TIPS FROM TELL-IT-TO-THE-WORLD MARKETING: Be Professional, Follow the Guidelines #Blog#Submission#Tips#Magazine

  1. I intend to publish the Writer’s Grapevine information on my blog today.

    Just want to know if that is ok with you – or any other things you would want me to put with this article.

    I just posted the Book Review of Shelley’s book and had made a draft to highlight the Writer’s Grapevine. I’d like to get that out this afternoon – ??? Lynda


    • Patty says:

      I sent out an advert for it the other day.Hi. You are welcome to post anything you wish on your blog. There is an advert out for the Grapevine. If you need that. Let me know when I will send it to you. But you should be able to find it on the blog. It is titled subscribe to the writers grapevine. And it is under the category of writers grapevine.

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