The Enduring Qualities of Myth & Publishing Without An Agent With Elizabeth Tammi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsnSoRtV0kI&lc=z23uitqrpkzbcpfwb04t1aokg45gfeyj5ptmnb3le5bcbk0h00410 Today's guest on the podcast is Elizabeth Tammi, author of Outrun the Wind which released from Flux  in 2018, and the forthcoming The Weight of a Soul, coming in December of 2019. Elizabeth studies creative writing and journalism at Mercer University, where she works for her college’s newspaper and literary magazine. Elizabeth joined me … Continue reading The Enduring Qualities of Myth & Publishing Without An Agent With Elizabeth Tammi

Balancing Expectations While On Submission with RuthAnne Snow

If there's one thing that many aspiring writers have few clues about, it's the submission process. There are good reasons for that; authors aren't exactly encouraged to talk in detail about our own submission experiences, and - just like agent hunting - everyone's story is different. I managed to cobble together a few non-specific questions … Continue reading Balancing Expectations While On Submission with RuthAnne Snow

An Agent Tells You What He Loves (and Hates) In Query Letters, Plus An Editor on What “Revise & Resubmit” Really Means

This month on the Writer, Writer, Pants on Fire Patreon I'm welcoming agent Eric Smith and former editor Anica Mrose Rissi for exclusive behind-the-publishing-world editions of the podcast. Eric Smith of PS Literary joined me to talk about what he loves - and hates - in queries, what genres he's looking for, what he's not, … Continue reading An Agent Tells You What He Loves (and Hates) In Query Letters, Plus An Editor on What “Revise & Resubmit” Really Means

3 Tips For Surviving The Query Process From J. Anderson Coats

Today's guest for the SAT (Successful Author Talk) is J. Anderson Coats, author of The Wicked and the Just, one of Kirkus’s Best Teen Books of 2012. It also won the 2013 Washington State Book Award for Young Adults. Her newest book is R Is for Rebel  (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2018), a middle-grade novel about … Continue reading 3 Tips For Surviving The Query Process From J. Anderson Coats

Author & Editor Jess Verdi On Personalizing Queries

Today's guest for the SAT (Successful Author Talk) is Jessica Verdi, author of Jessica Verdi author of young adult novels and children’s books about identity, family, acceptance, and love. Jess received her MFA in Writing for Children from The New School and is a freelance editor of romance, women’s fiction, chick lit, YA, and kid … Continue reading Author & Editor Jess Verdi On Personalizing Queries

Dan Koboldt On The Importance Of A Mailing List

Today's guest for the SAT (Successful Author Talk) is Dan Koboldt, who has worked as a research scientist in the field of human genetics and genomics. Currently, he's a principal investigator for the Institute of Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  His debut novel THE ROGUE RETRIEVAL, about a Vegas stage magician who takes high-tech illusions … Continue reading Dan Koboldt On The Importance Of A Mailing List

Peter Hoffmeister On Being Rejected Even As A Published Author

Welcome to the SNOB - Second Novel Ominipresent Blues. Whether you’re under contract or trying to snag another deal, you’re a professional now, with the pressures of a published novelist compounded with the still-present nagging self-doubt of the noobie. How to deal?Today's guest for the SNOB is Peter Hoffmeister, an author, rock climber, public speaker, … Continue reading Peter Hoffmeister On Being Rejected Even As A Published Author