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Your Path to Publishing

Your Path to Publishing! Ah, publishing. Where to begin? It depends on where you are in the process. Here you’ll find articles addressing every aspect of the journey from writing to publishing to simply living the life of a writer. Browse the sections below to find the information you need, or use the Search box…
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Aug 7, 2017 | A Writer’s Life Why Pursue Publishing? Sometimes when I open up my email and find the queries exploding all over the place, or I go to a party and random strangers find out I’m an agent and begin pitching me, it makes me get all philosophical. I begin to wonder: Why…
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Submission Guidelines

A list of submission guidelines. A must read if you're considering submitting your manuscript to me. Note: I do NOT accept snail mail queries. Email only.
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Submissions

To have your project considered, it’s important that you do two things: (1) Make sure you know if your project fits into what I’m looking for, and (2) Read and follow our submission guidelines.
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Submission Guidelines

Last Update January, 2012 Please address all queries to: representation [at] booksandsuch [dot] com → If you intend to query ME specifically, please indicate that in your subject line or the first part of your email. → When you send a query to the correct email address, you will get an automated response, usually within…
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Making it Easy to Say No

Awhile back, someone asked me, “What are the Top Do-This-and-You-are-Dead mistakes people make in pitches, queries, and book proposals?” My answers:a Bore me.a Pitch something I don’t represent.a Pitch something that sounds derivative, been-there done-that, nothing unique.a Show me that your writing isn’t yet up to publishable level.a Approach it with the attitude: What the…
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