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My First Writing Conference In Review

Well, Las Vegas is in my rearview mirror and along with it the 2016 Las Vegas Writer’s Conference. I had a great time, and I am very glad that I went through with it. I am particularly glad that I got to meet, pitch, and learn from real-life literary agents. I am at that point in my writing career where… Read more »

Taking the Writing Conference Plunge

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One week from today, I will be in sunny Las Vegas at my very first writing conference! (Which would be the Las Vegas Writing Conference, of course.) I can hardly believe it. I have been toying with the idea of attending a conference for a while. I take my writing very seriously, in both the craft and business aspects, and… Read more »

My #SFFpit Experience

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#SFFpit is the brainchild of author/scientist Dan Koboldt. It is the spec fiction specific version of #PitMad. Basically, it is a 12 hour window where authors can pitch their books using the #SFFpit hashtag, and agents and small press editors can fav the pitches they want to see queries for. The most recent #SFFpit was on June 11 this year…. Read more »

Querying!

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Isn’t it the thing we all fear and anticipate? Don’t we have such a love-hate relationship with it? Okay, maybe everyone else doesn’t, but I sure do! I told myself I wasn’t going to query Novel 1 (still nameless!) until I finished draft 3, but I decided that it couldn’t hurt to put out a few feelers now. What if… Read more »