Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Word of the Week #47

pertinacity - [pur-tn-as-i-tee] - noun

Definition:
The quality of being pertinacious; persistence.

Usage:
To find an agent in the publishing world you need a decent story, at least a rudimentary grasp of grammar, the ability to follow guidelines, some way to shake off the rejections, thick skin, and a huge helping of pertinacity.

1 comment:

Julie Wright said...

Amen to all of the above! Keep me posted on your agent hunt