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Unraveling the Mystery of GMCs — Online Class

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about the private classes I offer online, so… Unraveling the Mystery of GMCs Do you struggle to determine your characters’ goals, motivations, and conflicts? Do you know the difference between internal and external … Continue reading

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It’s National Pet Day!!!

It’s National Pet Day, or so I’ve been told. You probably don’t know this about me, but I love animals. If I could own a zoo, a farm, and an arc, I’d do it. I’ve had plenty of pets over … Continue reading

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Hurry Up and Wait

If there’s one thing you have to learn in this industry, it’s to be patient. Ack. The dreaded “P” word, right? It’s true, though. Patience isn’t just a virtue. It’s a necessity in our biz. I’m sure you’ve heard the … Continue reading

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Golden Heart ® Finalist Week 1

What a busy week with my Golden Heart ® sisters. I have to get used to using that term. The whole experience still feels like a dream. It’s not, though. I’ve checked several times. My name is still on the … Continue reading

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Can Querying Writers Resubmit a Revised Manuscript to an Agent?

Writers often wonder if, after they’ve revised their manuscript, it’s okay to approach an agent who has their full to let them know there’s a newer, better, version available. Here’s what the BookEnds gang had to say about that during … Continue reading

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How Many Clients Do Agents Sign a Year?

Sometimes, toward the end of the year, agents post stats on how many queries they received, how many partials and fulls they requested, and how many clients they signed. Unless they’re a new agent who’s growing their list, many agents … Continue reading

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Today’s the Day

If you’re a member of Romance Writers of America, you know today is the day registration opens for their annual conference. This is a big deal because it’s also the first day to book a room at the conference hotel. … Continue reading

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Things You Should Know When Querying Agents – Part 2

Last week, we talked about things you should know when querying agents. Let’s face it. Querying can suck the life out of you. The “Will someone love my work enough to represent it?” question is always at the back of … Continue reading

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Things You Should Know When Querying Agents – Part 1

Are you querying literary agents? If so, you might want to ensure you’re up to speed on things you should know during this stage. Take a look. -Agents from different agencies (and sometimes the same agency) don’t have the same … Continue reading

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What Do You Want in a Literary Agent?

For those of you who are querying agents, have you thought about why you’re doing this? Knowing why you want an agent and what you expect out of him/her could help you decide who to query and whose offer to … Continue reading

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