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3 New Literary Agents (and What They’re Looking For)!

February 10, 2017 | Robert Lee Brewer

It's just a fact of the publishing world: Literary agents are essential to getting books published with the big publishers, especially for writers who aren't already established names. And the best agents to target are the newer ones who are still building their lists. So here's a list of three new literary agents and what they're looking for curated from the Guide ...

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New Year’s Resolutions, How to Stay on Track & More – Episode 10

January 20, 2017 | BrianKlems

Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems discuss New Year’s resolutions for writers, how to stay on track and what you can learn from failed resolutions of the past that can help you reach your writing goals and have an … More »

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The 3 C’s of Blogging for Writers

January 13, 2017 | Robert Lee Brewer

Listen to the Writer’s Market Podcast series. Each free episode includes a “Three Things” segment focused on helping writers find success with their writing. This one looks at the three C’s of blogging for writers. (Click here to check out … More »

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Copyrights, Defamation of Character, & Contracts Explained with Attorney Amy Cook – Episode 9

December 15, 2016 | BrianKlems

Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems explain why reposting others’ work on your blog can get you in hot water (0:30), share three ways writers can build a mailing list (5:35), and discuss copyrights, defamation of character, publishing contracts with … More »

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3 Ways for Writers to Follow Up

December 7, 2016 | Robert Lee Brewer

Listen to the Writer’s Market Podcast series. Each free episode includes a “Three Things” segment focused on helping writers find success with their writing. This one looks at three ways for writers to follow up. (Click here to check out … More »

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3 Things on Writing Contests

November 30, 2016 | Robert Lee Brewer

Listen to the Writer’s Market Podcast series. Each free episode includes a “Three Things” segment focused on helping writers find success with their writing. This one looks at three things on writing contests. (Click here to check out the podcast … More »

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3 Negotiating Tips for Writers

November 3, 2016 | Robert Lee Brewer

Listen to the Writer’s Market Podcast series. Each free episode includes a “Three Things” segment focused on helping writers find success with their writing. This one looks at three negotiating tips for writers. (Click here to check out the podcast … More »

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How do you find business as a freelance editor?

I find business as a freelance editor almost exclusively by referral. In fact, all of my work this past year has come to me because a friend or colleague has recommended me to a publisher looking for an editor. In … More »

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An Agent’s Tips on Story Structures that Sell

Learn what agents and editors look for in a marketable novel or memoir—from an exciting beginning to a story’s three acts. Once an agent determines an author has mastered the craft of writing, the next thing they look for is … More »

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