Query Letter: A Success Story

what's super interesting is that, for as much as the book has changed over the past three years -- and boy howdy has it -- this query letter is still a fairly accurate description of the story...

In Praise of #MSWL Day

Tomorrow is another Manuscript Wish List Day on Twitter, and I just wanted to take a moment to praise this concept. I cannot recommend highly enough that aspiring writers follow the #MSWL tag. Without it, I don't know how long it would've taken me to find Connor. I'm sure I would have, eventually, through sheer … Continue reading In Praise of #MSWL Day

An Exciting Announcement

Now that things are official and contracts are being signed, I feel it right and proper that I make this announcement here (and on attached platforms): I am now being represented by Mr. Connor Goldsmith of Lowenstein Associates. He'll be shopping¬†Aven to publishers as well as working with me on future projects.¬†I'm tremendously excited about … Continue reading An Exciting Announcement

A thought on subjectivity

When, in the space of a week, one agent tells you, "love the concept, but the writing didn't grab me" and another agent tells you "love the writing, but the concept didn't grab me", this could easily turn into a rather depressing line of thought. After all, how can you win that game? How do … Continue reading A thought on subjectivity