Category: Submission Tips

Submitting Frozen Fire

Well, Frozen Fire is out there. I feel optimistic it’ll find a home. I sent it to only one publisher, but to five agents. Next week, I’ll send it to five more agents. I only sent it to one publisher because I feel it’s the best place for that story. Of course, if it doesn’t work out, I’ll send it to plenty others. I … Read More Submitting Frozen Fire

Another Round

Getting Frozen Fire ready for another round of submissions. Reprinted it to read aloud to the cats. In fact, Jake is sitting on top of it now, waiting for me to begin. Elwood will come once I begin…as long as it’s outside. I always read my manuscripts aloud after every draft. If I’ve sent it out a few times and it comes back without … Read More Another Round

Easy Come, Easy Go

Well, actually, it’s more like “Difficult to Gain, Easy to Lose”. I’m referring to agents. They can be as difficult to acquire as a three-seated bicycle. Often, unless you know someone who has one, you may be out of luck. Even then, you can lose out. Nonetheless, it’s important to get an agent that fits, not only your needs, but your personality, too. It’s … Read More Easy Come, Easy Go

Blurbs

People want to know what your novel’s about. “Tell me in just a couple sentences.” Blurbs are important, not only for submitting a novel to a prospective publisher/agent, but also for the marketing of said novel. I’ve been working on blurbs for the Sentient series. The whole series, and then the individual books. For some reason, blurbs have always been difficult for me. I … Read More Blurbs

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