What It’s REALLY Like to Go on Submission to Publishers

What It’s REALLY Like to Go on Submission to Publishers

*Deep breaths.* Over five years ago, I published a post called “What It’s Like to Go On Submission to Publishers With Your Novel.” I was about to go on submission for the first time, and wanted to educate myself and compile as many resources as I could find on the...
What It’s Like to Edit Your Book for a Publisher

What It’s Like to Edit Your Book for a Publisher

I’ve regaled you before with my advice for tackling edit letters when revising a novel, which was based on my experience editing for agents and CPs. For the most part, this is still my process. But now that I’ve survived my first round of edits of All Your Twisted...
How to Filter Out Spammers When Following #PitMad Tweets

How to Filter Out Spammers When Following #PitMad Tweets

#PitMad is a Twitter contest that lets authors pitch their novel in 140 characters or less. If an agent or publisher favorites a pitch, they’re inviting the author to send along a query letter. Naturally, such an opportunity makes this a very popular contest,...
How to Keep Up With Your Favorite Authors on Twitter

How to Keep Up With Your Favorite Authors on Twitter

Twitter’s a great place to keep up with your favorite authors — they often tweet about their writing habits, news about their latest releases, and a myriad of other clever insights only authors could so elegantly fit into 140 characters. Twitter can also be as...