March 28, 2013

Why Isn’t the Book Published YET?

"Gosh, I thought you'd be published by now". Here's why I'm glad I'm not. Because it would mean that my publisher isn't putting much effort into my book.
June 25, 2012

Literary Business Road Trip

I decided it was time to make the most of the fact that my agent and editor both live on the coast. A few tweaks to the travel route, a few emails, a few jokes about Thelma and Louise, and we were on our way.
May 9, 2012

Meet My Agent!

Meet my literary agent: Jill Marr of the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency. Note to self: avoid control freak Type A behaviour.
April 28, 2012

Before Agents Sign On

Of course you're thrilled the agent likes your book. But the agent needs to know if she can work with you. And vice versa.
April 22, 2012

Before Submitting, Get a Professional Reader

Get a professional reader to review your manuscript before you submit to an agent. People who love you don't count.