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Be Your Agent’s Dream Client

by Greg Johnson WordServe Literary Group One thing authors wonder about is how to “behaveā€ once they have a working relationship with a literary agent. Especially if it’s your first agent, you want to be the kind of author an … Continue reading

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The Secret to Effective Hooks: Write Like a Journalist

by Sandra Bishop MacGregor Literary More than any other element of a pitch, a solid hook offers more opportunity for you to grab – and possibly keep — an agent or editor’s attention. Yes, hooks are hard to nail, but … Continue reading

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The Right Conference?

by Tamela Hancock Murray Steve Laube Agency As you pursue a writing career, one big question is how much time and money to devote to writers conferences. Conferences have many benefits, including the chance to meet face to face with … Continue reading

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Everyday Heroes… in Writing and Life

by Michelle Grajkowski 3 Seas Literary Agency As the Memorial Day weekend filled with warm air and sunshine beckon me from my window, I can’t help but to look outside and to thank God for the blessings that He has … Continue reading

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Getting Published in Today’s Market

by Mary Sue Seymour The Seymour Agency Are pre-published authors getting published in today’s market? I just sold Dann Stadler’s Angels in the Fire, the true story of a woman rescued from a car accident by angels, to Tim Peterson … Continue reading

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Encouragement: From an Agent’s Point of View

by Terry Burns Hartline Literary The writer’s testimony that I have on my personal website comes from a time nearly 20 years ago when I was attending the conference in Glorieta NM as a writer (that’s the conference that is … Continue reading

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Is Donald Maass worth $99?

By Debby Giusti Registration for the American Fiction Writers Conference is in progress and many of you have probably signed up for the workshops being offered this year. But what about the early bird session? Literary agent and story-guru Donald … Continue reading

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