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A Flash Interview with New Lighthouse Instructor Angie Hodapp

I first met Angie Hodapp at her Query Letter Bootcamp workshop at Lighthouse last spring. I learned that she works at Nelson Literary Agency—and that I knew far less about the publication side of novel writing than I ever could have dreamed. 819 more words

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

The Editor's Apprentice

It has been a busy couple of weeks at the agency. Shelley is very much of the opinion that you learn best when thrown in the deep end, and so she asked me to do some initial edits for… 815 more words


Is This Literary Agent Right for Me? #writing #amwriting #writertips

You’ve finished your novel and now you’ve decided to start looking for a literary agent. Any author in the process of submitting their novel knows that finding that perfect agent can be tough. 349 more words

Writer Tips

Thank you for your proposal.

Yesterday I received a rejection email from a literary agent and I was pleased to get it. Disappointed in the rejection, naturally, though happy someone had been courteous enough to let me know. 212 more words


Life Cycle of a Writer - Jumping in and letting go

I made the decision at the start of the school summer holidays to lock my work-in-progress away and leave it alone for a couple of months. 453 more words


Critique Partners or Groups

I’ve done it for sure. I’ve edited and tightened my manuscript until it shines. It has been lovingly and carefully submitted to the three agents I most wanted to work with. 616 more words

Writing Fun

Alright, so enough about stupid work and things I wish I had! I have some humor to tell you about my writing career. I’m working on becoming an author, signed on with a publishing company in New York. 654 more words