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  • Thank you, Lauren and Hanne, for your thoughts...you've both hit on some important points. Along those lines, I'm sharing, below, a paragraph from the intro of my boo...
  • Glad to see discussion here. I would like to put this out there and y'all can take it or leave it. Before I got out of the business, I spent over 10 years at the helm...
  • I'm going to do a mock up of a query here as an example because this novel is sold...my comments in parentheses. Dear Able Agent, We met at the XYZ Writer's Conference...

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    Allow me to introduce myself and tell you a little bit of my own story. Why do I write? I believe that moments of pain can be redeemed, that in the right hands they...

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  • Yeeeees, thank you for sharing! You state things so clearly that I can really nod too,...t my instincts as a paid writer (which have been set to "panic and desperation mode" for a few months) have been...
  • You raise a number of good questions. My take on it is a little different, though. Will there be a need for agents? Yes. Publishers may be buying fewer manuscripts bu...
  • I had the same reaction, and went ahead and self-published my first book. Here's the article I wrote about it, "Why I Turned Down Two Publishing Contracts": http://www...