You just wrote a novel. Yay! Now if you want to get traditionally published, you have to get a literary agent. This can be a very lengthy process, especially if you query agents in batches (which is the best way Continue reading 6 Ways to Deal with all of the Waiting Involved in Publishing
So many writers spend too much time thinking about publishing trends. Maybe you see the success of books like THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT so you think, “I should really try writing a YA dystopian novel!” Or maybe you’ve seen Continue reading Write What You Want to Write
With the rise of self-publishing and independent publishing, there have never been as many books out there as there are today. In this climate, it can get overwhelming. You may get discouraged, thinking that with so many books out there, Continue reading 8 Ways to Make Your Book Stand Out
Today is November 15th which means the awesome band Alvvays is finally playing in Atlanta tonight… oh, wait, I’m talking about writing here. This means it’s the halfway point in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! I started strong in week Continue reading YALLFest, NaNoWriMo, Thoughts on Publishing, Pinterest, etc.
Well, I’m really doing well lately with my frequency of blog posts! *end sarcasm* I suppose I’ve been quiet because there hasn’t been much news on the publishing front for me. This isn’t unusual, though. A good deal of getting Continue reading Updates on My Own Writing and Publishing Journey
People ask me all of the time how I got a literary agent or whether or not I have any advice for them about trying to get a literary agent. I’ve come up with a few helpful hints for the Continue reading Getting a Literary Agent: Five Helpful Tips