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The Slow Edit

Torture at its finest, the slow edit is by far  my least favorite stage of writing a book. In happier news, starting in January, I will begin querying literary agents. 249 more words

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Short Advice from a (Former) Literary Agent

Hola,

Came across some very short (but still pretty insightful) advice for those of y’all who want to write for a living. The key: PERSEVERANCE > talent.

Hasta luego,

Christina

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Dirty Thirty Wrap-Up

So, as you know, I turned the big 3-0 last week! And, to lament celebrate the fact that I am now “over the hill”, I decided to do a 30 By 30 List. 685 more words

True or False?

I had my first nibble and my first rejection from a literary agent this month. I have an author friend with an agent, and I decided to check out what types of books her agent was interesting in representing. 462 more words

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Any Readers Out There?

Seeking for readers who would buy this book, if it were available. Trying to build a platform to attract the attention of an agent or publisher willing to take a risk on a new author. 424 more words

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BLAST FROM THE PAST MONDAY: THE BIRTH OF QUERY 101

When I started this blog I had three goals:

1) Connect with other writers

2) Learn about the publishing business

3) Share what I’ve learned along the way… 489 more words

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What Agents Are Looking For in a Manuscript & What I'm Looking for in a Stitch Fix

*Check out my poem and new CNF piece on Burlesque Press’s Variety Show!*

I’m attempting to start a writing group here in Minneapolis. We had our first organizational meeting last week, and quickly the conversation turned to agents and how hard it is to get one. 1,030 more words

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