publishing

Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (3): YA agented author

The goal of this series isn’t to tell anyone how an author-agent relationship should be, but rather to showcase the very wide range of experiences out there. Everyone wants and needs something different from their agent, and we hope that by reading the varied thought processes of our guest contributors, writers can begin to figure out… Continue reading Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (3): YA agented author

publishing

Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (2): YA veteran author

The goal of this series isn’t to tell anyone how an author-agent relationship should be, but rather to showcase the very wide range of experiences out there. Everyone wants and needs something different from their agent, and we hope that by reading the varied thought processes of our guest contributors, writers can begin to figure out… Continue reading Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (2): YA veteran author

Uncategorized

The Unique Telepathic Magic of Books

I love stories. This likely does not come as a surprise, because I’m a writer. And if you’re here, on a blog called Writer’s Block Party, reading this post about writing, then you’re either tragically bored, or you’re a fellow lover of stories. So let’s take a moment to talk about stories–and, more specifically, how… Continue reading The Unique Telepathic Magic of Books

publishing

Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (1): YA debut author

We saw this tweet by agent Beth Phelan and realized that a series on what authors want and need from their agents is a way to pay it forward to writers in the query trenches. This isn’t something as basic as “I want an agent at a good agency” or “I want an editorial agent” but more… Continue reading Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (1): YA debut author