“Agent Speed Dating” – February Query Contest

Hello, all you lovely querying authors out there. Cupid’s Literary Connection is hosting a great contest for February. Get your query seen by a fantastic list of literary agents in a variety of genres. It’s a ‘speed dating’ contest where agents can select queries to request manuscripts from, but our identity will not be revealedContinue reading ““Agent Speed Dating” – February Query Contest”

Managing Expectations

It’s one thing to have a fantastic manuscript and big dreams, but it’s another to have unrealistic expectations about how the industry will unfold in front of you. Each manuscript has a different path to publication–if it’s destined to be there–but, there are certain realities that never change: Be prepared. Know how the industry worksContinue reading “Managing Expectations”

How are you contributing to your genre?

As an aspiring writer your goal should never be just to get your work out there, but how to get interesting media coverage, stand out in a bookstore, turn heads and have ears perk up. Each genre has tropes that are expected, but to break into mainstream publishing you also need to have your ownContinue reading “How are you contributing to your genre?”