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Nikki's Vlog: How to Craft a Book Pitch

Whether you’re entering a pitch contest or simply querying an agent– it’s important to know how to identify the stakes in your book.


Sunday musings - the life of a writer

I thought I would introduce a new feature to my blogging and do a bit of a Sunday recap on what has happened in my writing week. 379 more words


Agent Query Letters

I have spent another fun filled day pulling my hair out at my query attempt. After my third complete rewrite, I am rapidly concluding that this is the hardest step so far. 143 more words


#1 Top Tip for Authors Approaching Agents & Publishers

My #1 top tip for authors who are approaching agents and publishers is:
Present yourself as a professional author.
That means a one-page query letter (sometimes 1.5 pages but that’s unusual). 60 more words

How to Write a Nonfiction Proposal

If you’re interested in going the traditional route (or traditional plus self-publishing – which is what I encourage people to do) then Tracy’s post is something you should read. 29 more words


Literary Speed Dating

Well I did it – I went speed dating and yes I’m happily married. But this was of the literary kind, not the romance kind, although I have to admit I wanted the person on the other side of table to like me and my big novel idea.

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NY Pitch Con, Part II

Everyone on the 16th floor of 520 8th Ave was nervous. Writers of all stripes and demographics whispered and hunched in little clusters here and there. 766 more words