Agent Interview: Bethany Jett

A surefire way to determine an agent is the best fit for your manuscript/writing career is by learning everything you can about them. Such information is great when choosing who to query and deciding who you’d love to work long term with. As a site dedicated to guiding writers through the publication journey, we’ve putContinue reading “Agent Interview: Bethany Jett”

Reflections on the Querying World in 2022

I have been writing for 10 years now & I have been querying for about 5 years. I was desperate & hungry in the past few years that I threw 2 half-baked, struggling manuscripts into the world thinking they were excellent. It wasn’t until I found my “voice” & perfect little niche this year thatContinue reading “Reflections on the Querying World in 2022”

Agent Interview: Julie Gwinn

A surefire way to determine an agent is the best fit for your manuscript/writing career is by learning everything you can about them. Such information is great when choosing who to query and deciding who you’d love to work long term with. As a site dedicated to guiding writers through the publication journey, we’ve putContinue reading “Agent Interview: Julie Gwinn”

#DVPit Most Iconic Tweets

Because this August 1st and 2nd 2022 is the DVPit Season in the writing community, and because Lucia is a total geek for all things publishing success stories, here are some of the most successful #DVPit pitches. Both in the sense that they got the authors agents and also launched the authors’ successful writing careers!Continue reading “#DVPit Most Iconic Tweets”

Prologues: To Include Or Not

Last month, I saw a Twitter Interaction about adding prologues when sending out query sample pages. A writer wanted to know if agents were open to prologues or not. The answering tweet was from a writer who felt prologues are entirely pointless and that books do not need them, therefore they shouldn’t be added toContinue reading “Prologues: To Include Or Not”

Full Manuscript Request: Packaging. Packaging. Packaging.

One of the most exciting emails a writer can get is a manuscript request! Whoop! It doesn’t matter if it’s a partial manuscript request (the first fifty pages), or a full manuscript request (*screams*). Once you get that email from an agent that starts off reading like a rejection but ends with a sentence of howContinue reading “Full Manuscript Request: Packaging. Packaging. Packaging.”

Agent Interview: Savannah Brooks

A surefire way to determine an agent is the best fit for your manuscript/writing career is by learning everything you can about them. Such information is great when choosing who to query and deciding who you’d love to work long term with. As a site dedicated to guiding writers through the publication journey, we’ve putContinue reading “Agent Interview: Savannah Brooks”

Finding Comparison Titles

For an author, finding the right comparison titles for a query letter is almost as important as editing the manuscript to perfection. There seem to be a lot of rules thrown around about finding comparison titles and often it can seem impossible to find the right comparison titles for your book. I have been toldContinue reading “Finding Comparison Titles”

Agent Interview: Samantha Wekstein

A surefire way to determine an agent is the best fit for your manuscript/writing career is by learning everything you can about them. Such information is great when choosing who to query and deciding who you’d love to work long term with. As a site dedicated to guiding writers through the publication journey, we’ve putContinue reading “Agent Interview: Samantha Wekstein”

Agent Interview: Jen Nadol

Our Mood Board Contest submission window is still open. Don’t forget to share your mood boards with us for the prize! A surefire way to determine an agent is the best fit for your manuscript/writing career is by learning all you can about them. Such information is great when choosing who to query, and whenContinue reading “Agent Interview: Jen Nadol”