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Your First Writer’s Conference:
How to Survive and Thrive
If I knew then what I know now…I would have had a much better experience at my first writer’s conference. 1,228 more words
So, you’ve written your novel, had it beta-read and now it’s polished and ready for submission to literary agents. Up next? The query letter. It’s just a simple one-page document… and yet it is everything in terms of whether or not an agent reads your first chapter. 24 more words
I began representing authors late in 2008, shortly after self-publishing suddenly had become incredibly easy and no longer required an up-front contribution of cash. Optional, carefully considered investments in the editing, design, and marketing of a self-published book were likely to improve its popularity with readers and increase sales, but at the time, few eager self-publishers were thinking that far ahead. 505 more words
A year ago today I signed a book deal and the past 365 days have been a whirlwind of highs and lows; pride and anxiety; celebrations and tears. 927 more words