New adult is hotly debated in the publishing industry with some deeming it already shelved. But we need novels aimed at older teens and twenty-somethings. Here's why.
Querying can be tough on the psyche, but there's a few things you can do to keep from totally losing your mind while you wait.
You've made one giant leap forward, but there's still work to do! So what exactly happens between signing with your literary agent and getting a book deal?
It's one of the most exciting yet nerve-wracking phone call in your life. Make sure you are prepared with these tips and questions!
You've slogged through the first draft, the second, and even the third. But the big question is how do you tell when your novel is finished?
Would you aimlessly send out job applications with no rhyme or reason? No, so you shouldn't query blindly either. Today I'm sharing strategies that worked really well, mistakes I made and tricks and tips I learned throughout my querying journey.
Breaking down friend and fellow author Kate Strawther's successful letter for four essential elements of query writing!
Kicking off a new blog series on the submission pieces you need for the perfect query, strategy and next steps!
Over the past few weeks, I've gotten lots of questions from family and friends on how the submission/agent querying process works. My response: "It's complicated."