Book Genres and Blog Stats

I had fun collecting stats on my sidebar polls last week. Thanks to all 1,453 of you who answered the questions! Turns out: → 93% of you are writers→ 85% of you are writing fiction→ 73% of you are not yet published→ 77% of you are writing for the general (not Christian) market By far…
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Stats… Industry News… and a Q4U

STATS It’s been awhile since I added up any stats. I didn’t do them for October, so here they are, along with November’s numbers. Total queries received in the two months combined: about 720 Pass letters sent: 358 Request for partials sent: 7 Queries unanswered in my query box: 262 Hard copy queries/proposals sent via…
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September Stats… and a Q4U

What a month! More queries than ever before, but amazingly, I’m keeping up with them. If you’ve sent me an email query and I haven’t responded, that means I don’t have it, so please try again. If you’ve sent a hardcopy via U.S. mail (in which case you’re probably not reading my blog), I haven’t…
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August Stats and a Q4U

So today is Labor Day… a holiday for the working citizens of the U.S. to take a brief rest. What better way to celebrate than to give an overview of my labors (or lack thereof) in the month of August. Submissions received in August: (approx.) 301 Pass letters sent: 138 Partials & fulls I requested:…
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July Stats and a Q4U

First, I wanted to let you know that I have an article on Christian Fiction Online Magazine today. If you haven’t checked out the site, you should. It’s an incredible amount of information all in one place, and a new issue goes online the first of every month.Many of my readers have asked me the…
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Weekend Update and June Stats

Do you ever read the blogs of those New York literary agents? I do, and I love hearing about their exciting nights on the town in Manhattan and their cute co-op apartments and their urban child-free lives. But here in Colorado, more specifically, here where I live, you haven’t had an awesome weekend unless you’ve…
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I love books and publishing and talking incessantly about them.

I love authors and all the intricacies of managing a writing life.

I sell. I negotiate. I coach. I brainstorm.