Looking For an Alpha/Beta Reader?

Hello Path2Pub readers!  You may recognize me from the Countries We Write In series here on the blog. I shared snippets of my life and writing journey in South Korea.  Now I’m back with a little bit of a different post. Today, I want to share my business with you. I have recently ventured intoContinue reading “Looking For an Alpha/Beta Reader?”

Countries We Write In: Madeline Ronneberg

My name is Madeline, and I live in the rainy state of Washington, which is in the US! Washington has many lush green forests and mountains, making it home to fantastic hiking trails and camping grounds. Right now in WA is starting to make the change to fall slowly but surely. Fall starts at theContinue reading “Countries We Write In: Madeline Ronneberg”

Countries We Write In: Queen Kanu

I’m Queen Nneoma Kanu from Eastern Nigeria, currently in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA where I’m pursuing a Ph.D. in Africana Studies. I write contemporary fiction with elements of SFF that reflect aspects of Igbo culture. Writing aesthetics: my go-to writing place is on my bed! Once I have my headphones, a bottle of water and myContinue reading “Countries We Write In: Queen Kanu”

Countries We Write In: Wyeth Doty

Hello, my name is Wyeth Doty and I am an aspiring thriller/horror writer. I am currently working on my first ever book to be published, so I spend the majority of my free time writing. I currently live in Seoul, South Korea. This city is gorgeous and full of life and inspiration for my writing.Continue reading “Countries We Write In: Wyeth Doty”

Why I Write Romance Novels

This is my first solo post! So hello, everyone–I’m Swati Hegde, a 26-year-old romance author from Bangalore, India. I’ve lived in India my whole life, and my writing almost always features Indian cities as the main setting. Which is interesting, because most traditionally published contemporary novels in the US are not set outside of America,Continue reading “Why I Write Romance Novels”

Agent/Client Interview With Nina Leon And Jennifer Delaney

One thing querying writers are often curious about is: what it is like to have an agent. What are you to expect? How is the dynamic? How is the process of working together? What better way is there to answer this than a vibrant conversation between agent and client? Today, we have with us NinaContinue reading “Agent/Client Interview With Nina Leon And Jennifer Delaney”

PitchWars Mentee Interview: Behind The Scenes

February is a big, big, BIG moment for the PitchWars community! Honestly, November to February every year is. BUT February is probably the most anticipated. Why? Because it’s when the mentees finally get to showcase their polished manuscripts to agents between the 9th – 11th! To help everyone who’s new to the writing community understandContinue reading “PitchWars Mentee Interview: Behind The Scenes”

Red Flags in Small Press Publishing Contracts

Today’s guest post is coming from Megan Shunmugam! It delves into the firsthand experience of dealing with a shady small press and is something every writer in the writing community should keep alert of. Take it away, Meg! When I first started the querying process, I queried widely. To agents and small publishers alike. WhenContinue reading “Red Flags in Small Press Publishing Contracts”

Vetting Literary Agents

For many aspiring traditionally published authors, being published by a major publishing house is THE DREAM. And, in most cases, if you want to make it happen, signing with a literary agent is a necessity. Unfortunately, since the road to publishing is paved with many rejections, it’s easy to fall prey to predatory practices andContinue reading “Vetting Literary Agents”