Tag: publishing

Taking A Leap Towards My Dreams…

At the start of this year, I decided I wanted to work one day a week less so I could devote a whole day to writing. Instantly I thought, what a dumb idea…

Finding An Agent Is A Lot Like Speed Dating

Finding an agent is a lot like speed dating – you get one chance to catch their attention, you have to communicate a lot of information about why you’re perfect for them in a short amount of time, and you’re surrounded by others doing exactly the same thing…

Does Size Really Matter?

I admit it. I’m an over-writer. I write my way into scenes and all the way back out of them, I write whole chapters that don’t need to be there. My first drafts are ridiculously long. I know this because I throw away more words than I end up with. My first edit starts with cutting off the beginning and…

Do You Need An Agent?

Finding an agent can be pretty daunting. I went through the process for my last manuscript and after a few knockbacks, was fortunate enough to be picked up by someone I considered to be the rockstar of the literary agent world…