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The Power of Music

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

As we celebrate and remember what Jesus did for us today and throughout the weekend, I find myself looking forward to singing my favorite songs of Good Friday and Easter. Lyrics are an extremely powerful version of …

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Stepping Out in Faith

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

Location: Kirkland, Washington for the Northwest Christian Writers’ Renewal Conference

Because I’m at the conference today (Listening to pitches! Fun for me, and hopefully not too scary for those doing the pitching.), I won’t be able to …

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Finding New Book Ideas

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

I’ve been chatting this week with a few clients about new projects that they are working on. I love talking about new ideas and giving input. There’s something so exciting about a new, fresh book idea. I’m …

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Praying for Your Publishing House

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

I clicked a link on Facebook to the Bethany House blog yesterday and saw that they host a prayer day the first Sunday of every month for the authors with releases that month. How cool is that?! …

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Interview with Rachel Kent

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

I am looking forward to the Northwest Christian Writers Renewal Conference in April, and I was asked to participate in an interview as a personal introduction for the conferees. Kirk Kraft, the interviewer, told me that I …

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Reading Royalty Reports

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

Our agency just finished processing royalty statements from ten publishing houses, and we are expecting statements from ten more this month! Whew! :) We always check our clients’ statements for accuracy and are available to answer our clients’ …

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Book Covers

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

I received draft covers for two books this week! I love looking at book covers before they are finalized. This is one of the fun parts of being a literary agent. For one of the books, I …

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Endorsements Start Before the Contract

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

You finalized a contract for a new book and your publisher comes to you to ask you for a list of endorsers to send books to. Who are you going to have them approach about endorsing your …

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Looking Professional Online

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

When you start writing for publication, you are putting yourself in the position of needing to keep up appearances–especially online.  If you are publishing magazine articles or books, readers might search for you online to see what …

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Why Do Agents Attend Writers Conferences?

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

I just bought my plane tickets for my trip up to Seattle for the Northwest Christian Writers’ Renewal Conference in April! I’m excited to get to be a part of their conference this year. I went to …

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