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My Year in Charts

Your Screenplay is Probably Not a Novel

What Happens When Your Agent Quits?

Agents and Books Success Story!: Loren Girimonte

The App I Want

Your Month of Rest and Relaxation

A Publishing Gift

Don't Forget to Thank Your

Let It Go

What To Do if an Agent Likes Your Book

Making and Missing Deadlines


Do You Really Need to Write Everyday?

Why Word Count Matters

What Will Ruin Your Chances with an Agent?

Are You Going to Write a Novel Next Month?

How to Handle Feedback

The Feedback Loop


Have You Thought About Writing a Book?

What Should I Be Doing?

How To Write A Whole Novel

This writer did it so that means I can too

Writing a book is like...

How to Deal with Rejection

Agents Who Write

What Advice Should You Pay For?

How to Ask Questions

A Supposedly Good Idea I'm Not Going to Write

How Publicity Works

Low Hanging Fruit

How Was Your Summer Vacation?

Writing Rewards

Summer Reading

The Worst Query Letter

Copyediting vs Proofreading

Do You Need to Hire a Freelance Editor?

Time to Edit Your Book!

I, too, am scared to share my work

You're Not Going To Do Publishing Right

Q&A Thursday: Big Fish Edition

Why I Can't Recommend Another Agent For You

I Don't Want to Disrupt Queries


Don't Sign a Bad Contract

Publishing is Slow in the Summer

How to Quit Your Job and Write Full Time

Why it's so Hard to Resell a Self-Published Book

What Happens When You Get an Offer?

Open Thread Thursday!

What's a Book Proposal?

What's Your Biggest Deal?

Why Pitching a Book is Hard

Discover Weekly Playlists But for Books

Why Agents Close to Queries

First Ever Subscriber Open Thread!

Let's Hop on a Call

What if Publishing was Not That Big of a Deal?

What Happens When I Send Out Your Book

What I *Really* Think About Your Book

How Much Do You Have to Know About Publishing?

What You Don’t Know About Contracts

Contracts are Not About Feelings

Q&A Thursday Extravaganza!

Market vs Platform

Stop Using Statistics to Prove Your Market

How Many Queries Should I Send?

Maybe Don't Write Book 2 Yet

What's a Typical Book Advance?

Don't Waste Your Valuable Time

The Point of Editing

When the Milk is Free?

What the @#$% is a Platform?

Here's the number of twitter followers that equal a book deal

You Don't Have to Say Thank You

I wrote 16,000 words this month

Canned Language

Thursday is Advice Column Day

This is what a successful writing career looks like

Here Are All My Form Rejections

What Genre is my Book?

Reader Questions!

Query Letters Part 3: Everything Else

Very Bad Query Letters

A Query Letter Format: Part 2

I Picked This Out of the Slush Pile

A Query Letter Format: Part 1

Writing is Hard, Y'all

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My Query Letter

How To Write a Query Letter

Why I Can't Tell You Why I Rejected Your Work

Where are all the Agents?

Why You Can't Write All The Books

How Do I Know If I Have a Good Idea?

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