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Querying Angst

After months of researching, looking through dozens upon dozens of bio pages, and a few false starts, I finally sent off my first new query letter. 543 more words


8 Myths About Literary Agents

8 Myths About Literary Agents

I. Agents spend all day reading.
Not true. Agents spend the majority of a work day doing any number of things other than reading. 216 more words


Mom heron feeding babies ... if you like nature, don't miss this post.

The old saying “A picture is worth a thousand words,” is one with which my human disagrees. He says a good writer should never use that many words to describe anything. 355 more words



Ok, I have a HUGE question for my published author friends/followers/random readers…I am currently searching for an agent and I have picture books, leveled readers (science/reading early literacy…k-2) picture books, middle grade fantasy, YA fantasy books, a couple of early adult (high school/college age aimed basically), and some short stories/poems…a few them self published. 154 more words


5 Steps for Researching Literary Agents

By Cecilia Lewis

So, you’ve finished (and revised and polished) your manuscript. You’ve written (and revised and polished) your query letter. Now, who should you send it to? 981 more words

Submission Tips

Throwback Thursday

Try to guess which Monmouth County town this is.

Monmouth County

Hurry up and wait – the curious case of mandatory smoke and carbon monoxide alarms…

UKALA Executive Director, Richard Price reminds agents of their existing obligations and good practice with smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms, and tries to make sense of recent proposals. 774 more words