Closing Down The Blog

  Hi everyone, it’s been a great 6 years of blogging, but it’s time to end the party. My advice to all writers regarding social media and blogging is that if you can’t post consistently with new content then it’s not worth it–and I’m taking my advice! I will leave it up so that you canContinue reading “Closing Down The Blog”

5 Reasons for “Quick Pass” on a Query Letter

Agents do inhale query letters. We get 1,000’s a year and go through them periodically; usually consuming them in batches of 20-100’s at a time. I try to read them once or twice a month. Your query letter is my first encounter with you. It doesn’t have to be “perfect” (I mean that!), but itContinue reading “5 Reasons for “Quick Pass” on a Query Letter”

10 Ways To Personalize Your Query to Agents

Writers hear that they’re supposed to personalize their queries–but “how personal, exactly?” is the most common question. The best queries show that they have engaged with us before (on Twitter, read an interview, or a blog post of ours) and have done their research. It’s easier than you think to show that personal touch. BelowContinue reading “10 Ways To Personalize Your Query to Agents”

“How To Get An Agent”

…as you all know…it’s not that simple. So, that’s why I’m teaching my webinar again! HOW TO GET AN AGENT will run August 11 at 1pm EST, but don’t despair–if you can’t attend live and you’re still interested sign up anyway to get the live webinar emailed to you right after. It’s full of greatContinue reading ““How To Get An Agent””