Tag Archives: Agents

Online Pitches – Scott Eagan

Literary agent Scott Eagan from the Greyhaus Literary Agency is taking online pitches on the Dunes And Dreams RWA Chapter's blog today. He only represents romance and women's fiction–but YA romance accepted too. Check out the Dunes and Dreams blog … Continue reading

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Dear Lucky Agent Contest

Chuck Sambuchino from Guide to Literary Agents is hosting the third "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest. Here is the gist of it: This will be a recurring online contest with agent judges and super-cool prizes. Here's the deal: With every contest, … Continue reading

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To snark or not to snark

The topic of this post is content, and what your content says about you, the author.

Believe it or not, it says a lot.
The topics you choose tell your readers where your mind goes to wander, where it tiptoes through fields of daisies, or tapdances through minefields. (The latter is to be avoided, you tend to end up minus some limbs.)
Personally, I prefer to tiptoe through minefields, but hey… that’s me.
The crux of the matter is this: What you post is out there for all to see. Once it’s out there, you can’t take it back. Even if you delete it, some search engine probably already archived it someplace you can’t demolish — even if you want to.

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Put some soul into it!

That query thing is hard.
Worse, it’s putting your heart and soul out there.
I’ve heard so many different takes on this. Pretty much everyone told me “Be professional”.
Well, duh. I am.

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Another rejection

It's difficult, loving a story and it being rejected. I feel like I'm missing the boat, which is probably not the case. I feel like my writing sucks, which is perhaps not the case either. Will it ever happen for … Continue reading

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Rejections

I’ve just had one. It made me feel bad, naturally. It made me question if I’m any good, naturally. My crit partners think the story rocks, the writing rocks. The agent I queried… didn’t. Well, I will continue and not … Continue reading

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