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Literary agents, editors, and publicity

October 23, 2013 Writing  One comment

 Continuing on from last week's post ... I will finish talking about:

- What happens after you get an agent

- What happens when your manuscript goes to an editor

- Publicity and marketing strategies (plus, building your social media platform)

Please note that most (or all) of the following information is taken from The Complete Idiots Guide to Getting Published, 5th Edition. I do not claim any rights or ownership to the information posted here.

What happens when you get an agentIf you've successfully gained the representation of an agent, and signed an author/agent agreement then they will start submitting your work to the editors they think will be interested in them. Each editor (and/or publishing house) has a list. This

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Research, the publishing industry, and finding a literary agent

October 18, 2013 Writing  One comment

So recently, every time I see someone they ask me what I've been up to. Because I can't say "school" or "work" without elaborating more, I thought I'd just write a post about it to update and inform everyone (as well as have something to point people to, thus getting them to check out my blog. Sneaky, huh?)

I (finally!) finished The Complete Idiots Guide to Getting Published, 5th Edition by Sheree Bykofsky and Jennifer Basye Sander. It is filled with really good need-to-know information, but completely stressful to read if you have no idea how the publishing industry works. Disclaimer: most (or all) of the following information is taken from The Complete Idiots Guide to Getting Published, 5th Edition. I do not claim any rights or ownership to the information posted here.

So

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