publishing · Writing

The Fallacy of “It Only Takes One Yes”

The other day, I asked an author friend of mine about her most recent manuscript. "Oh, that one? It's dead. No one wants it and my past publisher held on to it for six months before finally telling me they weren't going to move forward with it." This friend has, in the past, sold two… Continue reading The Fallacy of “It Only Takes One Yes”

Learning · Writing

Five Stars

Recently I filled out a little questionnaire for that they send to users who have successfully accepted representation from agents. (If you are curious what is all about, jump to the bottom of this post for a moment.*) One of the questions that I could answer is one about offering advice. I thought… Continue reading Five Stars