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The right way to query a literary agent about your book

By Roz DeKett

Janet Reid, the literary agent who runs QueryShark, gave a thorough and helpful overview on how to query (and how not to query) at the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in New York City, July 31-August 2, 2015. 597 more words

Literary Agent

Complimentary words from a literary agent

Many of you know I’ve been trolling for an agent since mid-February. Each rejection I receive is a form rejection so said e-mail doesn’t say anything about my writing per se, or the subject matter. 442 more words

21st Century Living

The Fluven & the Belvan

The Fluven & the Belvan
by Rebekah Postupak

She bangled from the fluven, he fangled from the belvan, and any smatch you flekked would prab they didn’t have a yartch. 189 more words

Flash Fiction

Plottery

Plottery
by Rebekah Postupak

He’d thought of everything.

Plottery won him the girl: years of watching from shadows, weeks of trailing her routes, then finally, darefully, asking her out. 246 more words

Flash Fiction

Quick Quotes—The Week In Publishing

“As we’ve found with movies and TV shows, the most popular books set in each state can be pretty surprising. For every obvious To Kill a Mockingbird, there’s the unexpected appearance of a lesser-known novel, like Dan Brown’s Digital Fortress in Maryland.”— 440 more words

Ignotus Awards

A major honor to be considered alongside Jeff VanderMeer and Terry Pratchet, among other great writers: The Croning has been nominated for an Ignotus Award in the foreign novel category. 29 more words

Rear View Mirror for 3/8/2015

Sunday: The best blog for writers to read about publishing belongs to Janet Reid, AKA The Shark. Her words are honest, kind, and witty. Last Sunday, her Sharkness quoted me! 254 more words

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