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Pitching a Book to Nine Agents: Lessons Learned

Nine. That’s how many times I’ve pitched my novel idea to an agent or acquiring editor. The transition from writing to pitching is really steep; if you’re an artist and not a salesman, it’s terrifying! I’ve spent years trying to … Continue reading

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Writing a Novel in 9 minutes a Day? Is that Possible?

“The 9 Minute Novelist”–the title of an article I read in 30-second intervals while at a coffee shop with my six-year old.  This article in Writers’ Digest was made for someone like me. Maybe the fact that I have to … Continue reading

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My Current Step in Publishing: Looking for an Agent

So just last month, I went to a conference for writers, on the search for an agent to help me find a publisher for my novel. Yes, in my world it’s a feat–my husband stayed home with the kids for … Continue reading

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Looking for Readers for My Novel

Love to read contemporary/literary fiction about family secrets, marriage and forgiveness? I’m looking for volunteer readers to let me know what works and if I’m really done with this novel yet! Continue reading

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