Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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Dear People I Submit My Work To: A Love Letter From the Discard Pile

Dear People I Submit My Work To; You don’t know me, but you’ve read my handiwork, or at least the part where I make an honest attempt to spell your name correctly. That’s a lot of your job: to read my writing, judge it, and finally click a button that either sends my dreams […]

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How To Get A Literary Agent: A Step-By-Step Guide To Finding Representation For Your Novel Or Nonfiction Book – Writer’s Relief

How To Get A Literary Agent: A Step-By-Step Guide To Finding Representation For Your Novel Or Nonfiction Book

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How to Get a Literary Agent and Self-Publish Simultaneously

Please welcome guest author Sarah Juckes with an article on publishing. You’ve been submitting to agents for a while now, and although you’ve had a couple of close calls, your book is still unpublished.

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Book Writers Beware

“ The moment a publisher or agent suggests you bear any of the costs associated with bringing your book to market, step aside, and think – is it value for money?”

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Yes, Agents Google Writers

You don’t query in a vacuum. If you write a query letter and an agent is intrigued (congratulations!) the next thing an agent does is Google you or click on the links in your signature to see where it takes us.

A writer’s virtual footprint is their resume at that point.”

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Shepherding a Self-Published Picture Book to Success: A Conversation with Literary Agent Brenda Bowen

Sangeeta Mehta interviews agent Brenda Bowen about the success of the children’s picture book Sweet Pea & Friends: The SheepOver.

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How a traditional publisher can kill your success

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Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity: 14 Agents Seeking Science Fiction

Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity: 14 Agents Seeking Science Fiction https://t.co/0gLlYaFGv6

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Five Mistakes Killing Self-Published Authors

When I began writing I was SO SURE agents would be fighting over my manuscript. Yeah. But after almost thirteen years in the industry, a lot of bloody noses, and even more lessons in humility, I hope that these tips will help you.

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Three Things I Wish I’d Known

Writing and book blog: The best inside information and resources for writers of any genre and readers of young adult fiction, including secrets from popular authors, tips, how-to advice, and in-depth articles, plus giveaways, contests, literary agent…

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The BIG Reason Agents STOP Reading

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12 Literary Agents Seeking Horror Novels NOW

How to get your horror novel published. These literary agents are actively seeking submissions for adult horror, young adult horror, & middle grade horror.

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Simple Steps to Getting Published

Simple Steps to Getting Published

By Glen C. Strathy

“Getting published is the goal of every book writer. For older writers, publishing that first book may be the fulfilment of a lifelong dream. For young writers, it can be an achievement that launches a career as a professional writer.

Either way, that first sale is a big deal. It’s a milestone that establishes you as a serious writer…”

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So you’ve written your novel, what now?

So you’ve written your novel, what now?

By Joanna Swainson

“Writing a novel is pretty darn impressive. Lots of people have the big dream but never actually type ‘The End’. If you’ve managed to do that, then you’ve achieved a lot already. Well done!
So what’s next? If you want to see your book on library and bookstore shelves, your best bet is to get a literary agent to represent your work. Many publishing houses don’t accept what they call ‘unsolicited submissions’ – manuscripts that haven’t arrived via a literary agent…”

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Literary Agents in the Digital Age: Interview with Jessica Faust

Literary Agents in the Digital Age: Interview with Jessica Faust

by Sangeeta Mehta

“Many writers today opt to self-publish so they can bypass literary agents. Why go through what might be an endless cycle of sending out query letters—and pay an agent’s commission—when it’s so easy to publish a book independently?

Some of the most successful authors in the indie writing community, however, do have representation. So how does an agent assist in a debut or established writer’s self-publishing endeavors? Can an agent effectively advocate for her clients’ best interests if she’s also acting as their publisher? I spoke with literary agent Jessica Faust about these topics and more…”

 

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