Category Archives: Selling Your Writing

Writing by the Numbers?

I confess: Every morning, often before I even drink that first longed-for cup of coffee, I feel besieged by numbers. As a writer with a manuscript out with editors, and an editor trying to help other writers publish and market their books, the sheer number of numbers that have become critical to my professional life…Continue Reading

Finding an Agent for Your Novel: How to Write a Perfect Query Letter

The power of a query letter cannot be overestimated. An agent forms a first impression of you and your manuscript from your query letter, and it’s often solely responsible for convincing the agent to read your work. There’s no true formula for a query letter; if there were, every single manuscript would be requested by…Continue Reading