Cris Freese does an exceptional job of sharing great posts on the Guide to Literary Agents blog. I especially love the new literary agent alerts. These are the agents who are typically most receptive to working with new writers. Here are four Cris has spotlighted recently. ***** 2018 Writer's Digest Online Conference for Novelists! Get ...
Beginning today and running until 11:59 p.m. (Atlanta, Georgia time) on December 10, 2017, I’ll be accepting pitches for articles in the 2019 Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market. Either I or another editor will start making assignments sometime around … More
Earlier this year, I launched this Market Spotlight feature which spotlights a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. This time around, let’s look at some recently updated listings for hunting … More
Beginning today and running until 11:59 p.m. (Atlanta, Georgia time) on November 26, 2017, I’ll be accepting pitches for articles in the 2019 Writer’s Market. I’ll start making assignments sometime that next week. What I Like So, what do I … More
Whether you’re trying to sell food or books, there are few skills more important than knowing how to define your target audience. It’s equally important for fiction and nonfiction–and even poetry, for that matter. In this post, I’m going to … More
A few months ago, I launched this Market Spotlight feature on the WritersMarket.com blog. Once a week, I spotlight a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. Since we have a … More
Recently, I launched this new Market Spotlight feature on the WritersMarket.com blog. Every Monday (sometimes Tuesday), I plan on spotlighting a certain segment of the market that we list in the Writer’s Market books and on WritersMarket.com. Since we have … More
Is it possible for a very good book to not make a commercial success?
Yes it is actually, and here’s why: distribution. Many will blame promotion and that’s also a good reason, but let’s face it: We live in a world where there are 1,000 books published every day. Something is bound to get … MoreView Full Answer » | More Q&As »
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Should you blog? If so, what should you blog about? And, if you post any of your book materials on your blog, are you endangering its prospects with an agent or traditional publisher? Learn how and when blogging can benefit … MoreView Video » | More Videos »