5 Year Blog-versary Round Up!

Wow, 5 years since this blog began! Thank you to the loyal readers and commenters for your engagement with my posts. I decided to do a round up of some of my top posts over the years. Craft: 30 Questions to Ask Your Main Character When You Start Comparing Yourself To Other Writers 7 Things WritersContinue reading “5 Year Blog-versary Round Up!”

6 Reasons You Need A Literary Agent Now More Than Ever

Yes, even you self pubbed authors need an agent now more than ever. There’s no disputing that you can publish your own book, get a deal by yourself meeting an editor at a conference or submitting to certain publishers that are open to the slush. I see more and more in our query inbox that anContinue reading “6 Reasons You Need A Literary Agent Now More Than Ever”

Ebook: Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent

I’m excited to announce my new ebook! It’s full of my top blog posts–all updated–and new content. Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent From Literary Agent Carly Watters comes Getting Published in the 21st Century, an ebook of Writer’s Digest award-winning blog content and new material primed to help writersContinue reading “Ebook: Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent”

Platform Building Links

One of the questions that plagues writers is the dreaded PLATFORM. It’s something that I’ve covered before, but is constantly a topic to be discussed. I’ve put together a list of the newest and best links on writers building platforms. Remember: Fiction writers, this should be last on your ‘to do’ list. Write an amazing bookContinue reading “Platform Building Links”