Ask the Agent: Your Questions Answered! Part II

Question from Loralie: Thank you for taking the time to do this! I have a question that’s been gnawing at me a little bit, and I haven’t been able to find many opinions on it. Say an agent requested material, either from a query, a conference pitch session, or an online contest, but ultimately passedContinue reading “Ask the Agent: Your Questions Answered! Part II”

Ask the Agent: Your Questions Answered! Part I

Question from Marc: There is a lot of contradiction online about the best way to start a query letter. Some say start with an introduction about yourself, others say start with your hook and move bio and reasons for selecting that particular agent to the last paragraph.  What are your thoughts? Personally, I don’t like the authorContinue reading “Ask the Agent: Your Questions Answered! Part I”

Ask The Agent: What do you want to know?

Inspired by Bree Ogden’s Ask The Agent blog on the LitReactor site, this week I’ll leave my blog open to questions from the field! What do you want to know about publishing, submissions, query letters, manuscripts, proposals, or other tips? Next week I’ll select key questions and share my answers to them on the blog.

Social Media for Authors

Social media not only has the ability to connect like-minded readers, but help authors find their online genre niches and build long-term, engaging relationships with their readers. Below I have highlighted tips for social media beginner and intermediate authors who are looking to partake in this important brand building task.