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Agent Advice: Brian J. Wood of Brian J. Wood Literary Agency

“Agent Advice” (this installment featuring agent Brian J. Wood) is a series of quick interviews with literary agents and script agents who talk with Guide to Literary Agents about their thoughts on writing, publishing, and just about anything else. This series has more than 170 interviews so far with [...]

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Author CJ Daugherty on Success and the YA Ghetto

Interview by Dennis Abrams CJ Daugherty CJ Daugherty American born author CJ Daugherty, whose Night School series (HarperTeen) is an international bestseller (in 20 countries), is one of the most successful YA authors to appear in the last few years. She’s also not altogether pleased about being labeled a [...]

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Don’t Be Afraid of Indie Publishing

Let me be clear­—I don’t take sides. I appreciate the self-published author, the author published by a small press, and the New York-published author. Because you know what? No matter what publishing route any of us decide to take, we are all still authors . We write because we [...]

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7 Things I’ve Learned So Far, by M.M. Vaughan

This is a recurring column I’m calling “7 Things I’ve Learned So Far,” where writers (this installment written by M.M. Vaughan, author of THE ABILITY ) at any stage of their career can talk about writing advice and instruction as well as how they possibly got their book agent [...]

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6 Keys to Revising Your Fiction

1) Make sure you’re in love. I’m not a genius, my stories are not born lovely and perfect, their language strong, their plot lean and exciting. I have to work at it—a lot. And I don’t mind, because I enjoy editing. But I know there’s a big difference between [...]

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Author Interview: J.C. Carleson, Author of WORK LIKE A SPY: BUSINESS TIPS FROM A FORMER CIA OFFICER

It’s time to meet another author who got a literary agent & book deal — so we can learn from their path to success. This interview is with J.C. Carleson , a former undercover CIA officer. She spent nine years conducting clandestine operations around the globe before trading the [...]

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Guest Post by Hillary Rettig

Do You Suffer From Marketer’s Block?  by Hillary Rettig Recently, I’ve noticed an interesting evolution in the writing productivity classes I teach. Up until a few years ago, writers almost always took one of my classes because they were procrastinating or blocked on a book or other work. These [...]

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