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Welcome new subscribers! Thanks for joining me as we talk all things Agents & Books. I’m glad your here. I think it’s time do to a topic round up so you can easily find the stuff I’ve already covered or catch up on something you might have missed. Some of these will be for paying subscribers only, and if you want to upgrade, you can do that here!
Let’s pretend you’re a writer just starting out on the agent and publishing journey. You’ll want to start here:
Here’s how you actually find and research agents.
Here’s how to figure out what genre your book is.
Here’s my very popular post on what the @#$% a platform is.
Here’s how to figure out how many agents to send to.
Here’s how to not mess up your chances with an agent.
Here’s how to write a non-fiction book proposal.
If you’ve got an agent and you’re looking for publishing advice:
Here’s some stuff you need to know about contracts.
Here’s what happens when you get an offer from an editor.
Here’s how to quit your job and write full time. Or not.
Here’s how publicity works.
Here’s what happens when your agent quits.
And here’s some writing advice!
Here’s stuff about knowing when you need to hire a freelance editor.
Here’s how to write a whole novel.
Do you really need to write everyday?
Here’s the story of a book that took 5 years and 6 drafts to get published.
And please, learn to love outlining.
See anything I haven’t covered? Drop me a line and let me know what you’re curious about!