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”

Time, Fear and Talent: Why You Need All Three Tenets To Make It as a Writer

There are no magic formulas that agents are hiding from writers. Or secrets that published authors are hiding from unpublished authors. But there are a few things that can act like a key to unlock potential. I believe these three things are all it takes to make it in this business. Time: Books don’t write themselves.Continue reading “Time, Fear and Talent: Why You Need All Three Tenets To Make It as a Writer”

Q: Does a virtual presence ACTUALLY help you get a literary agent?

Elizabeth A. Havey asks “Does a virtual presence on the net help find an agent?” This is the question on most writers’ minds when they think about the intersection of the book business and social media. The simple answer is for non fiction authors it’s a MUST and for fiction authors it doesn’t matter atContinue reading “Q: Does a virtual presence ACTUALLY help you get a literary agent?”