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Monday Advice from Agents and Editors: Don’t Make Janet Reid Cry

Sorry to be posting a day late. Janet Reid is a very successful literary agent with FinePrint Literary Management who offers great advice to aspiring writers. Her blog has (at last count) 266 blog entries under the key words “query … Continue reading

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Monday Advice from Editors and Agents: Is Your Plot Contrived?

Today’s advice comes from Larry Brooks, a critically-acclaimed bestselling author of four psychological thrillers, in addition to his work as a freelance writer and writing instructor (he also pitched for the Texas Rangers, among other careers). His new book, Story … Continue reading

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Monday Advice from Agents and Editors: Meet Rachelle Gardner

Rachelle Gardner is an agent with Books and Such Literary Agency.She began her career in publishing in 1995. Since then she’s been a Senior Editor (launching the award-winning NavPress Fiction line), a ghostwriter (of eight published books), editor of more … Continue reading

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