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FIRST FIVE FRENZY with Shannon Powers of McIntosh & Otis

If you’re like me, you toil for hours editing and fine-tuning the first pages of your manuscript. You look at the first lines to make sure they are compelling and tight. 893 more words

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QUITE THE QUERY: WADE ALBERT WHITE AND MAGICK 7.0

If you ask any writer about the process of connecting with their agent (or publisher), the majority will say the most difficult part was querying. Not only the actual process of sending out the letters/emails, but formulating the query itself. 571 more words

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MONDAY MUSINGS: ON #PITCHWARS AND WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS KEEP WRITING

Being a part of the PitchWars mentor community over the last several weeks has been an amazing experience. Not only is it great to connect with so many dedicated and intelligent writers, but it’s moving to see these same people fiercely committed to helping a writer find success in the publishing world. 388 more words

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McIntosh & Otis Internship

Even though I write middle grade and young adult stories, I’ve got a few ideas for adult fiction books in the works. So, I love every age category of reading. 223 more words

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"Dear Lucky Agent" Contest

Chuck Sambuchino announced Writer’s Digest is hosting the 22nd “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest. The agent judge is ANDREA MORRISON of Writers House.

 She started as an intern for Steve Malk in the California office in 2009, and has been in love with publishing and the company ever since. 137 more words

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My Querying Success Story on #DVpit.com

Originally posted on DVPIT.com

A #DVpit Success Story:
Interview with Claribel Ortega, Michelle Richter and Laurie McLean

Claribel and Michelle and Laurie, thanks so much for agreeing to this interview and congratulations on your partnership! 186 more words

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Excerpt from Manuscript - SNOW

Excerpt from SNOW…

January couldn’t help but stare. It didn’t feel real. She felt as if she were in a dream. Her once perfect life seemed to have shattered. 226 more words

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