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  • The Voices In Our Heads
    I received a great piece of advice a few weeks back from author/publisher  Bennett R Coles . I'd been debating whether the tone of my writing was too youthful/snarky and I
  • Glass Half-Full
    I had big plans for my recent trip to Ottawa, including visiting family and friends, paddle boarding, water parks, white water rafting, paintballing, trapezing and indoor
  • What Will Agents Find When They Google You? Have You Checked?
    Earlier this week, when I received the email from an agent asking for more of my manuscript, I sent a message to Mary Rosenblum to pass along the good news.  Mary, an acco
  • Checkpoint #1: Partial Request!!!
    I've calmed down a bit now.  (Trust me, I really have.) BUT TONIGHT I GOT MY FIRST PARTIAL REQUEST FROM A REAL LIFE, HONEST-TO-GOODNESS, LITERARY AGENT!!!! (Based out of N
  • Self-Publishing vs Stubbornness
    If I had to describe myself in one word, "patient" would not be on the short-list of choices. But "stubborn" would, or maybe I'd use "determined" to give it a positive spi
  • Twitter Pitch Events
    Summarizing a novel into a 2-page synopsis is hard enough, but can you craft an eye-catching pitch in 140 characters or less?  There are numerous Twitter pitching events o
  • First Impressions
    Querying wasn’t going so well for me and it was time to take off the rose-colored glasses to figure out exactly why.  The majority of agents out there seemed to be looking
  • Things I Learned AFTER I Hit "Send"
    (Part Two: QueryTracker.net!!!!)

    When I'm depressed about something, the "production" side of my personality goes into a coma and my "consumption" side takes over.  And by consumption and I don't just mea
  • Things I Learned AFTER I Hit "Send"
    (Part One: MS Outlook hates you)

    So it’s been three weeks since I sent my first submission to an agent for consideration – and (somewhat predictably) it’s been a rollercoaster of emotions.  First off: no,

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