"Nina, Before seeing this comment wall I sent a friend request in order to send you a message. No intent to be encroaching or pushy! I just wanted to say that I had no idea that people purchased social media followers. Your comment certainly…"
"Thanks for a post that's both realistic and positive. When it comes to platforms, the two adjectives don't always go together. Brooke, although your focus here seems to be nonfiction, does the same advice apply to fiction?"
"My sincere thanks and apologies, Jill. I have not been active on SheWrites and didn't see your friend request from so long ago (which I know you've forgotten by now). Frankly, I'm so overwhelmed by all the action on this site…"
"What kind of publication is it? Did the contract give a publication date or just say "at some future date"? Literary publications, for example, routinely take more than a year between acceptance and publication. By…"
What great news! Here are some random thoughts. You can send the ms. to both agents at the same time if they don't request exclusivity. You could ask them both before sending the novel. I'd try to send the ms. to both at once if…"
"Betsy, this is such a wonderfully helpful post. I absolutely resonate with every one of your points, especially seeing the expenditures on your book as investments in your career and brand as an author. I always say this to myself: If I had spent…"
Debut novelists are warned not to treat our books as if they were prized, long-awaited babies. I’m guilty as charged – but, after all, I spent 13 years researching and writing and rewriting An Address in Amsterdam. It’s the story of a young Jewish…See More