I’ve been working Ellen, a novel, for well over two years, and the drafts are now coming thick and fast. I just finished another, one that’s finally finished enough for my first reader – who wept at the opening, it’s that good. 422 more words
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Why the chances of you meeting your future agent at a conference are slim--but you should try anyway
As you know agents get hundreds of queries per month, thousands per year and out of those thousands we maybe sign a couple.
Now drill down to things at a conference level and think about the sample size: agents perhaps get 30 pitches at a busy weekend conference and do we sign many writers? 300 more words
There’s no getting around it – self-publishing is a fact, and more writers are not only taking advantage of it, they’re experiencing levels of success only previously possible with the resources of a big publisher. 667 more words