MY GOAL: When I query agents about my manuscripts, I want to be taken seriously.
I have a few stories published in small literary magazines, but I don't know if they carry much weight credibility-wise.
I know if I win WOTF, then that'll carry serious weight.
I know if I get published in Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show, then that'll carry some weight.
What are a couple other big kahunas?
When I query an agent about one of my manuscripts, I want to be taken seriously.
Where do I need to be published in order to be taken seriously?