What To Do When You Sit Down To Pitch Your Novel In-Person

After attending conferences around North America for the past 6 years I’ve seen an array of pitching techniques. Some good. Some…not so good. I get it. It’s not easy to pitch your book (your creative project that’s been on your mind for months if not years) to someone sitting in front of you, especially when theContinue reading “What To Do When You Sit Down To Pitch Your Novel In-Person”

“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””

Things I Wish I Knew: Kurestin Armada’s First Year of Agenting

Being an agent is a tough job in general. Your first year of being an agent is one of the toughest of your career if not your life! Not only are you learning as you go, you’re also acquiring clients and building your career from the ground up. I likened my first year or twoContinue reading “Things I Wish I Knew: Kurestin Armada’s First Year of Agenting”

15 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years: Celebrating my 5 Year ‘Agent-versary’

Last year I wrote a post about my “four year agent-versary.” And focused on what I was grateful for. Last week my friend, and super agent, Katie Shea Boutiller wrote about her 4 years as an agent. Including some great tips about why agents have to be strong editors. This year I’m celebrating 5 years as an agent!Continue reading “15 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years: Celebrating my 5 Year ‘Agent-versary’”