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dr-steve-mcswain's picture
      Hi, my name is Steve. I teach leadership and the laws of success.  I coach executives, professionals, businesses, congregations, and religious leaders both privately and in group settings.  In the east, they say, “When the student’s ready, the teacher...
dave-kahle's picture
“Why should someone spend time with you?”  That was the question I asked the six sales people who were the subjects of an intense week-long training session.              The response?  Blank stares. Some uncomfortable fidgeting...
nina-amir's picture
For the next nine days of Write Nonfiction in November, you’ve got to wear your writer’s hat while you work on your writing projects. But when you read this final series of blog posts, you must put on your business hat. I know that’s not something writers like to do, but it’s a necessary part...
nina-amir's picture
Let’s backtrack for a day to the all-important topic of  pitches and query letters. I just received an expert blog post from agent Katharine Sands, editor of Making the Perfect Pitch: How to Catch a Literary Agent's Eye, a collection of pitching wisdom from leading literary agents, and this one...
nina-amir's picture
A writer wanting to obtain a literary agent most often has to send an agent a pitch or query letter before ever entering into a conversation about representation. Additionally, if aspiring authors decide to approach publishing houses without literary representation, they must take the same route:...
pat-bertram's picture
I have an interview on BlogTalkRadio on Saturday, September 5 at 11:30am ET. We’re going to be talking about back story -- where I got the ideas for A Spark of Heavenly Fire and More Deaths Than One. Although one of the hosts of the show has read at least one of my books, I’m sure at some point he...