Each person who works for a publisher is looking to do something brilliant and magical and ‘right’ every day.read more
What an Agent Thinks
Which titles would your book
be snuggled up against?
Adjectives are not your friends.
They’re like too much salt.
Each time I reopen my Kindle, my shoulders relax and my breath eases.read more
I’m reading a manuscript and I forget that I work in the publishing industry.read more
Spend four days as your character.
Eat lunch as that character.
Once you solve the problem of the story, the anxieties of paying the bills seems to evaporate.read more
That introduction started as a long
e-mail to the literary agent.