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Worthy of attention

Years ago, I read an essay about how a person would make a point of always complementing each dog to its owner as they passed by. 625 more words


Literary Agent Spotlight: Q & A with Jennifer Chen Tran

First question, how and why did you become a literary agent?

I graduated in 2008 from law school but I have always loved books and reading. 1,314 more words


Keeping the Good Times Rolling

Having a plan, goals, and keeping track of accomplishments are all great activities to practice regularly.

As is keeping a gratitude journal.

We’ve talked about all of these things here over the past few years. 278 more words


Weekend Edition - Writing Company and What to Write Plus Writing Tips and Good Reads

The (Writing) Company You Keep

Writing is a solitary endeavor. Though your process may include research or interviews or similar tasks that require interaction with other human beings, when you finally come to it – the selecting and ordering of words on the page – you must tackle the task on your own. 1,436 more words


The Road to Pitch Wars Part 1: What to Expect

Some of you may remember me talking a bit about Pitch Wars earlier in the year. It’s the competition that earned me 15 agent requests (including ninja agents and referrals) and six offers of representation. 1,520 more words

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