A Detailed, Bookish Guide to Instagram

I’ve rounded up some bookish Instagram experts, compiled data, and pulled links together to show everyone a complete picture of Instagram for writers and book lovers. If you’re unsure about whether Instagram is for you try it out and you’ll quickly see why book lovers flock there. Book covers are made to be captured andContinue reading “A Detailed, Bookish Guide to Instagram”

“The Call” Reversed: What agents like to know about potential authors

Authors are usually busy studying up for “the call” (an agent reaching out via phone to offer representation) when they know it’s on the horizon. It’s an exciting time for authors and agents! Resources are everywhere and there are many great guides to “the call” including these: Questions to Ask Your Prospective Literary Agent WhatContinue reading ““The Call” Reversed: What agents like to know about potential authors”

The Break-up: How to Leave Your Agent

I’m a believer in positive thinking and I try to keep things inspiring on my blog, but from time to time we have to get real and talk about tough things. What happens when you want to leave your agent? How should you do it? What’s the order of things? Every scenario is different andContinue reading “The Break-up: How to Leave Your Agent”

Why Writers Must Be Readers

I often get asked, how does someone become a better writer? My answer is always to read more, more, more. Here are the reasons why writers must be voracious readers: Attention to detail – People who read a lot learn grammar, spelling, dialogue and more from books. Knowing what’s going on in your genre –Continue reading “Why Writers Must Be Readers”