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Agents, Authors, and Query Letters, Oh My!

This weekend, I went to the Oklahoma Writers’ Federation (OWFI) conference in Oklahoma City. It’s a good gathering of writers from all over – Kansas, Oklahoma (of course), Texas, and Arkansas (and I’m sure I’ve missed a few). 913 more words

Writing And Books

GET PUBLISHED 4: read the instructions

Image nicked from that excellent publishing blog lastlightfalling.com

Armed with a list of publishers/agents and a finished draft, you’re ready to pitch your book. So where do you start? 237 more words

Get Published

The Complete Nobody's Guide - Rip off the Bandaid

Well that was fast. Today I received my first rejection letter.

It was a form letter. The assistant who wrote it didn’t even insert my name. 193 more words

Getting Published

The complete nobody's guide - Post Late

The deed is done.

I sent out my first query letter two weeks ago today. It has taken me this long to post about it because posting about it makes it real. 226 more words


Drumroll please.... I've signed with an agent!

It’s happened. It’s finally happened! I have signed with Claire Anderson-Wheeler at Regal Literary. She’s the perfect fit for Hooligans in Shining Armour and I’m so excited and honored to be working with her. 1,232 more words


50 Ways to Leave Your Agent

Dear Bitchy Cheerleaders,

My agent hasn’t done a thing to sell my book in over a year. I’m sort of done with her. But I don’t know how to break it off. 558 more words


High End

13 January 2015

Dear Max,

I decided to send my book to other agents, all with Detachment. You’re supposed to find agents who already represent books like yours, so I found someone plausible and wrote a query letter, opening with some trumped up comparison between my book and one she already represents. 371 more words