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Query Tracker - Finding An Agent/Publisher Just Got Easy!

About 5 years ago I went through a gruelling process of finding an agent for my masterpiece (The Next Chapter). I’ll spare you the drama: I found one. 529 more words

"How To Get An Agent"

…as you all know…it’s not that simple.

So, that’s why I’m teaching my webinar again! HOW TO GET AN AGENT will run August 11 at 1pm EST, but don’t despair–if you can’t attend live and you’re still interested sign up anyway to get the live webinar emailed to you right after. 268 more words

Publishing Industry

Ad Astra 2016, day 2: How to get an agent

Disclaimer: I am not perfect and neither are my notes. If you notice anything that requires correction or clarification, please email me at melanie (dot) marttila (at) gmail (dot) com. 816 more words

Authorial Name Dropping

My First Agents - My Writing Diary, Ten Years On: Sunday 14th May & Monday 15th May, 2006

I had not one but two agents at this very early stage of my writing career (that word still makes me look over my shoulder to check that no one’s sniggering at me). 1,098 more words

Writing

How Did I Get My Agent? (The Answer May Surprise You)

(What an awfully clickbaity title, I know. Guilty as charged. But I think it will.)

It’s easy for me to answer the question “How did you get a book deal?” I only need two words and those are… 2,597 more words

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Picture Book Submissions, or how not to rant about the insane state of affairs in the world

Let’s not talk about real estate mogul 1%-er fascist scary political crazy people. Let’s not talk about bigotry and racism and feeling impotent against its magnitude. 566 more words

Pitch Perfect: How to Make the Most of Face Time with an Agent

One of my favorite things about fall is that I always have several writers conferences to attend. (Next up: Castle Rock Writers in Parker, CO, November 6-7.) In that spirit, I’m due for a post about the most fear-inducing activity writers face…worse even than writing a query letter…you know what I’m talking about: PITCHING. 531 more words

How To Get An Agent