Category Archives: agents

Seven Things Authors Wish Agents Knew

Most authors have a box full of rejection slips from agents. It is easy to get them electronically too, with so much of the query process being handled online. So what is the secret to getting a good agent? If … Continue reading

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Are Contests Valuable to Writers?

Contests have been in the news lately.  A Texas woman sued Harlequin after they published a novel that she believed was stolen from her after she entered it in a contest. She lost.  Her novel wasn’t completed and only a … Continue reading

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Should You Narrow the Focus of Your Blog?

Should you narrow the focus of your blog? The experts – and let’s face it, there is an expert on everything these days – recommend a single theme for successful blogging.  Gardeners should stick to what is sprouting or blooming, … Continue reading

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