Literary Agents Again

I have never met a literary agent. It would be interesting to talk to one to find out more about their jobs and what they do on a daily basis. How much time they spend on queries. How much time they spend talking with publishers. How the whole selling a book process works… Most literary agents…
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Literary Fiction Versus Genre Fiction

Did you know there is a big debate raging out there? Okay, maybe it’s not raging, but I’ve seen people on the internet arguing about what is better, literary fiction or genre fiction? For a while I was confused about what literary fiction means because even the experts can’t agree to a specific definition. But…
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Books I Couldn’t Finish

On my home page, it says, “Because reading and writing are my two obsessions.” Maybe I should have put writing first, since this blog is more about the writing end. But it sounded better that way I did it, so I’ll leave it. But time for a post on reading. There are not many books…
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When The Mist Clears

When the Mist Clears, a paranormal young adult novel, is my current project. I’ve just finished my first draft and am looking for feedback from a few friends (beta readers). If you’re interested in reading it and are good at analyzing stories, let me know. I can always use extra help. So this is it……
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Rejections

Since I’ve written a little about queries, I’ll now write about query rejections. According to my very unofficial approximated tally, only about 50% of literary agents even send responses. A general rule is that if you don’t hear from them in about 2 months, you can probably consider it a no. Many of them will…
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