A Match Made in Elysium

Monday, September 25, 2017

This week, we’re discussing how we found and landed our agents. I started my search in early 2013, after about six months of editing the manuscript I’d finished the previous summer. We’re doing a week on query letters and the querying process later in the year, so I’ll spare you that gore for now, except to drop this truth: query letters are the devil. Once I’d beaten the query letter…


Deb Joanne Finds Love in an Elevator

Thanks to everyone who entered our Query Critique Contest! The contest is now over, but stay tuned each day this week to see who our winners are (remember-we said we were giving away 5 critiques!). Today`s winner is Kerry Ann! Congratulations, Kerry Ann! We`ll get in touch with you soon, but in the interim, get polishing that query! ### Ever since I thought of the name for this post (which…

Monday, April 16, 2012

The Quest to Find an Agent by Deb Meredith

Getting published sometimes feels as difficult as storming a castle. You meet resistance from all sides (even above). The task seems insurmountable, and it feels as though someone really evil out there has made the task extra hard to keep intruders (i.e. new authors) out. And the first fight you must find a way to win is the search for an agent. How do you find an agent? That’s the…

Wednesday, March 4, 2009