5 Things To Do While Your Book is on Submission

Submitting your book to agents is one thing. It’s a writer’s first time putting it all out there and the responses are varied. However, when your agent submits your book to a publisher that’s a whole other level of stress. It can be exciting! Finally, it’s out there in the world. And it can be worrying…whatContinue reading “5 Things To Do While Your Book is on Submission”

4 Things You Don’t Know About Traditional Publishing Until You’re In It

To all you aspiring authors out there doing research about what’s in your future: this post is for you. It’s hard to know what your traditional publishing path is going to look like until you’re in it. Lucky for you, three of my wonderful authors (with books coming out this summer) share their wisdom about whatContinue reading “4 Things You Don’t Know About Traditional Publishing Until You’re In It”

Why You Can’t Quit Your Day Job. Yet.

Many writers think their day job is getting in the way of their writing and count down the days until they can quit because that big book deal is on the way, right? Wrong, for now. (I should preface this with: Some writers have the luxury of external support, have modified or flexible work schedulesContinue reading “Why You Can’t Quit Your Day Job. Yet.”

Q: Can I Write Fiction For A Living?

A: It’s possible. But it’s a lot of hard work and you have to have the right people in your corner. Here’s how you can make writing a career: 1. The Right Team You need the right people around you to make it work. You need an agent that you trust and connect with. And yourContinue reading “Q: Can I Write Fiction For A Living?”