Thank you so much to everyone who stopped by to help me celebrate signing with Laura Bradford! I really, really appreciate all of your support and lovely comments. The winner of her choice of books represented by the Bradford Literary Agency is…Caryn Caldwell! Congrats, Caryn! Browse the books listed on the Agency Bookshelf and the… Continue reading Winner of my Bradford Lit book giveaway!
I’ve wanted to write a blog post with that headline for a loooong time. Even better, my new agent (*squee!*) is someone who was on my A-list, someone I consider myself very lucky to have as a representative. Ready for it? My new agent is…Laura Bradford of the Bradford Agency. *faints* Aside from the pure… Continue reading I have an agent!
The first year I started writing romance, I entered shed-loads of writing contests. The next year, I was more selective and had learned that not all writing contests are equal. This weekend I spent some time looking through dozens of romance writing contests that have their deadlines over the next few months, and I found… Continue reading Questions to ask yourself before entering a romance writing contest
(Warning: long post ahoy! Get yourself some chamomile and find a comfy chair. I hope you’ll stick with me till the end, even if it’s because you think I’m full of dookie.) There are all kinds of rejections in the writing world, but for writers the most frustrating may be: “I just didn’t love it… Continue reading Why does an agent have to love your novel before they can sell it?
A couple of weeks ago, I signed up to take part in Savvy Authors‘ Pitch Practice Week (seriously, if you’re not a savvy author already, go join now! So many fantastic resources and opportunities). We were invited over to Pitch University, a site dedicated to helping authors learn how to pitch. The amazing Diane Holmes,… Continue reading Becoming pitch perfect