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If I Knew Then

Research, resources, and more reading. Wow am I finding a lot on the internet. I’ve barely scratched the surface, but already I’m finding some themes. First, other authors are almost universally ready to share their hard-earned knowledge. 492 more words

Process Of Writing

Help Wanted: Query Letter And Synopsis Feedback

Dear Readers,

I am bypassing a traditional post this week to ask for your assistance with helping me to fulfill a longtime dream of having my romance novel published. 295 more words

Creative Writing

A Perfect Query

Even as my manuscript goes through stages of polish, the query letter (a better, more brutally honest title for it would be “begging letter”) goes through stages of its own. 314 more words

Process Of Writing

Help me, Dear Reader. You're my Only Hope....

A writer’s best friends are her readers and her writing community. Thus, à la Princess Leia, I’m not too proud to ask for a bit of help now and again. 692 more words

Books & Literature

She's Just Not That Into You(r) Query

Diving headfirst into the literary waters of sending out Query letters contained a number of surprises. Leaving aside the fact that I jumped the gun on querying, these surprises add an additional humble factor. 553 more words

Query Letters

The Magic of Manuscript Rejections

Lets be brutally honest. Have I read all the Writer’s Digest articles and endless guest Editor/Agent blog posts about editing, revising, re-editing, getting beta critiques, editing again, and just for a change, editing once more BEFORE you start sending out your fragile-winged query letters on breaths of hope for Agents to shoot down one by one? 427 more words

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Interview: Guest Lecturer Mark Gottlieb

Mark Gottlieb is a literary agent with Trident Media Group who will be a guest lecturer at this summer’s Odyssey Writing Workshop. He attended Emerson College and was President of its Publishing Club, establishing the Wilde Press. 1,852 more words

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