Tag Archives: agent

Changes, News, and Things

It’s been a while since I posted something about me and my writing on the blog because I’ve been in a bit of a strange place writing wise, but I’m glad to report that the minor existential crisis I had … Continue reading

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Queries that Worked No. 9

Today I’m pleased to welcome Ruth Lauren Steven to Off the Page, sharing the query that landed her an agent. Just a quick reminder about this feature… All these featured queries worked! Meaning they snagged the attention of an agent or editor. … Continue reading

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Queries that Worked No. 5

Today I’m pleased to welcome Tristina Wright to Off the Page, sharing the query that landed her an agent. Just a quick reminded about this feature… All these featured queries worked! Meaning they snagged the attention of an agent or editor. These … Continue reading

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New Blog Feature: Queries that Worked!

Queries are the bane of almost every author’s existence. They are these 2-300 word distillations that must entice, enthrall, hook and excite an agent or editor while providing plot, characterisation and voice. Writing a query is hard work and there … Continue reading

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Why I wanted an agent and other stories

For many writers, there are well defined stepping stones paving the road to traditional publishing success. 1 – write a novel 2 – edit and revise 3 – devise a query 4 – query agents 5 – sign with agent … Continue reading

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Agented!

It’s official! After several months of querying for Daughter of the Nether, a dozen requests for partials and fulls, a complete revision of the manuscript and one particularly awesome chat with a wonderful lady, I now have an agent. Jordy Albert of … Continue reading

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