Written by Wendy Keller A new client made an off-handed comment today. She wondered why almost every writer gets strong urges not to write. “Suddenly, the plants need watering, the dog needs petting, the laundry needs folding at that very moment.” She laughed sheepishly. “I find in the moments that fall into my lap and […]
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Written by Wendy Keller “Why do you think your book will be published?” The hopeful author pauses a moment before responding to my question. “Well, I, uh. Hmm. Wait, I know! Everybody is going to buy my book!” He finishes with a triumphant flourish of his hand. The rest of the audience stares at us. […]
Written by Wendy Keller, Literary Agent People need to know what you know so they can make their lives better. You will make money from it. It presents a chance for passive secondary revenue. It provides a focal point for your career. It makes your literary agent money. (BIG factor!) It gets you out […]
Written by Wendy Keller, Literary Agent You think you’re different? Special? You think you’ve got something to say that the world needs to hear? Or are you candidly just looking for a way to get some attention, prove to your mother she was wrong about you never amounting to anything, or find a way to […]
by Wendy Keller, Literary Agent It’s simple to determine whether or not you have a book inside. Most local hospitals will be happy to charge you for an MRI to help you decide. Normally, a trade book will appear on the scan at about 6×9 inches, half an inch thick, although a hard cover (which […]