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Second Chances: Querying Edition

So I'm nearing the end of the current book I'm working on. I have two major scenes left to write, plus three new chapters I want to go back and incorporate before I let the novel breathe, hopefully returning to edit it around August/September. I went on a writing binge today and was super excited… Continue reading Second Chances: Querying Edition

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Luck and Research

After my experience with the #PitchtoPublication contest, I firmly believe that breaking into the writing industry takes a perfect mixture of hard work, ruthless editing and a bit of talent. But not only that, but you need a damn good amount of luck, because the industry's foundation is built upon perception and/or interpretation. In the… Continue reading Luck and Research

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Why I Really Want an Agent

I had a cool realization today: I want an literary agent to represent me, but not¬†only¬†because I want them to help my dream come true and get published. For a while, that's what I thought I have been praying for and dreaming about, finding that one person who likes my stories enough to help me… Continue reading Why I Really Want an Agent