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How To - Query Letters

If you’re an aspiring author writing querys can be daunting. I would much rather prefer to sit and talk with an agent about my book over a cup of coffee then write a query letter.  186 more words

YA Fantasy

A "Romantic" Excerpt

Here’s an excerpt from my work in progress, Terminal, about a nurse’s aide who takes control of his own life by murdering patients. I’ll be sure to update you on the state of Murderers Anonymous (being shopped by my agent) as info comes in! 1,104 more words

Author

Shot in the Foot

In response to the Izzy May I the Write: Shot in the Foot blog event: As a writer have you ever shot yourself in the foot, and what advice would you give to avoid it? 112 more words

Writing

From Paper to Published #1

I used to think that writing my book would be the hardest, creative thing I would do.

What a silly woman I am.

Writing a query letter, landing an agent; THAT is the hardest thing I have ever tried to do. 789 more words

Shaolindian Tales

QUITE THE QUERY: GAIL NALL & BREAKING THE ICE

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. 445 more words

Blog

Writers who take the initiative gain an advantage

It’s difficult for new writers to comprehend that having a literary agent doesn’t mean the end of all rejections. When I’m able to persuade an acquiring editor to read a manuscript, the writer continues to face considerable competition. 350 more words

Publishing