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scott-hungerford's picture
Sep.18.2013
Early on in my writing career, largely due to the influences of writers like Charles de Lint, Ursula Le Guin and Emma Bull, I really enjoyed writing coming-of-age stories with an urban fantasy angle  The late teenage years seems to me like a really good time to start a protagonist...
scott-hungerford's picture
Sep.04.2013
I started writing novels back about fifteen years ago, but only got into the real game of conventions, professional queries and agent pitching a few years ago at Writer's Weekend here in Seattle back around 2006 or so.  While I initially made some great contacts in New York with my earlier...
jill-jepson's picture
May.21.2013
Last Tuesday, I wrote about the three ways writers approach the submission process. I described three basic types of submitters: The Humble Offerer, The Great Benefactor, and The Contributor. Most of us are a mixture of all three types, but often one or the other will dominate,...
cassandra-dunn's picture
May.07.2013
It happened today. I got the call. Writers talk about "getting the call" like it's some mythical thing, a fairy godmother moment when all of your dreams magically come true. Because it is. Today my agent, the passionate, brilliant, patient mentor of my dreams, Harvey Klinger, called me to say that...
chris-h-stevenson's picture
Apr.05.2013
I think one of my biggest pet peeves has got to be non-reponsive publishers. Year after year it gets worse. I've already been on the agent hunt, and this produced 280 non-responders out of 440 submissions. The below listed publishers are at the six-month mark and much longer, and I'm calling...
andrew-d-wice's picture
Jan.05.2013
A new journal entry for the new year, while a new batch of submissions fly toward their targets.  Like sparrows, in a blur of tiny wings.    Moving on from the disappointment of my first round of submissions, I meticulously prepared yet another list of potential agents.  Each...
andrew-d-wice's picture
Jan.05.2013
A new journal entry for the new year, while a new batch of submissions fly toward their targets.  Like sparrows, in a blur of tiny wings.    Moving on from the disappointment of my first round of submissions, I meticulously prepared yet another list of potential agents.  Each...
susan-sonnen's picture
Dec.26.2012
I have determined to write a minimum of 500 words a day. Today I have written 523. That has given me a good start on what appears to be something that could turn into a good story. I am enjoying the characters. Now to get some action going. It is amazing how quickly one can write 500 words. I hope...
jill-jepson's picture
Oct.30.2012
No you don’t. There will none of that in this house. Listen to me: The most important thing is submission. There will be no hiding in your room. No locking the door. No refusing to go out when the weather is nice and life is calling. No clinging geekishly to your computer. When I say it’s time, you...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.12.2012
If these are the topics you write about, take a look at this solicitation by Harper Voyager, which is looking for new novels to publish. You will have two weeks in October to submit your manuscripts. http://ipadflava.com/ipad-wallpaper/space/fantasy-earth  ...