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Making Conference Connections

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

Many of you are gearing up to attend the ACFW (American  Christian Fiction Writers) Conference next week,and I’m sure some of you are nervous about the conference.

Will you be able to meet with that editor or …

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Be Diligent and Let Your Agent Do the Talking

Mary Keeley

Blogger: Mary Keeley

Publisher mistakes happen. Oversights occur. Disagreements with your publishing team take place. Delays cause negative ripple effects. Any one of these can have a detrimental, sometimes devastating, effect on your book during the production process. Not if

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How Many People Can You Reach?

Rachelle Gardner

Recently I stumbled across an incredibly simple way to define and understand “platform” and what it means to build one. I was listening to a podcast about fitness expert and NYT bestselling author Chalene Johnson, in which she spoke about …

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Multiple Offers

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

As I write this I have five excellent offers on my desk for one of my clients and am awaiting one more before the close of day. Today was the deadline for making an offer. I thought …

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Ever Newer Ways to Read Books

Janet Grant

Blogger: Janet Kobobel Grant

In June I wrote about several initiatives exploring how to make book subscriptions work for authors, publishers and readers. You can read it here. In the brief time span since then, several new developments have occurred …

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Reviewing Your Goals

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

It’s the middle of September already! Amazing. I think September is a great time to review the goals you set for the year to see if you can still meet them before the end of the year …

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A Winning Strategy

Mary Keeley

Blogger: Mary Keeley

Agents often remind writers to be patient during the journey to representation. But it doesn’t stop there. We continue to remind our clients on their journey to publication…or re-publication…as well. This isn’t only wise advice or a …

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13 Simple Tips for a Better Blog

Rachelle Gardner

I was talking with a client who has a book releasing in about a year, and she was concerned about how to begin building her blog and increasing the traffic. At the moment she doesn’t have a great deal of …

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Latent Christianity

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

“What we want is not more little books about Christianity, but more little books by  Christians on other subjects– with their Christianity latent.”  -C. S. Lewis

That’s a quote I’ve always loved. It’s more than a quote, …

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How Fear of Failure Holds You Back

Janet Grant

Blogger: Janet Kobobel Grant

I’ve been pondering an article I read recently entitled, What Children Can Teach Us About Risk, Failure, and Personal Growth.It brought to the fore an aspect about myself I like to keep tucked away: …

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