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Bipolar in the Wild: Me, suspecting and unmedicated

Without the buffer of booze, I have a clearer sense of self than ever. There are no hangovers to come between me and my patterns, no wild nights of liquid courage to come between me and my fluctuating self esteem. 429 more words


My Journey to get an Agent

I’m aiming at fiction novelists. If you write short stories, or non-fiction or anything other than novel length fiction this isn’t really for you.

There are a few things you will need to start the process–a manuscript, a query letter, a synopsis, and a list of agents. 1,525 more words

Fiction Writing

QUITE THE QUERY with Melissa Albert and JUST BREATHE

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. 692 more words


Words from the wise

Glad to see Jonny Geller on this clip a name I stored in mind many moons ago. First read an interview with this experienced literary agent over ten years ago, when his advice and name stuck. 92 more words


New Agent Looking to Build List

Sarah Nagel joined Writers House in 2011 to work with Senior Vice President, Merrilee Heifetz and is now actively building her own client list. She is interested in psychological thrillers (those that mess with your head rather than high speed cross-country chases), horror, mystery, suspense and literary fiction. 211 more words


Update #3 - An agent's response

Hey guys. Hope you’re good.

So today, I got my first literary agent… rejection. 108 more words


The New York City Pitch Conference 2015 - Updated

Last week, I attended the Algonkian NYC Pitch Conference. I have attended many conferences, maybe 25 to 30 over the years, all of them Christian-publishing oriented. 832 more words