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To help the author develop and create the best book possible. Material that has both commercial appeal and long-term value.


To help the author determine the next best step in their writing career. Giving counsel regarding the subtleties of the marketplace as well as the realities of the publishing community.


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Recent Posts

Asking for a Reference – or Not

Throughout my career I have occasionally heard that writers looking for an agent should ask  an agents for references. My advice? Reconsider that advice. Why Not I don’t say this because I’m afraid of what my current clients will say to a potential client. I’m far from perfect, but I do hope …

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When Trying to Sound Intelligent Backfires

So, I’m at a writers’ conference—a professional setting, yes? With folks who are clearly well educated, especially about the use of words, yes?–and this is what I hear: “Just give Jim and I a call, and we’ll talk it over.” Cringe. Then came a recent commercial on TV, where a …

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Actually, It Is Whether You Win or Lose

If you set out to discover how people feel about the issue of competition, you will find yourself walking knee-deep in philosophical, psychological, neo-political and even religious opinion. You will find it a rather polarizing issue. On one extreme are people who feel like competition is bad because there are …

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4 Questions a Non-Fiction Proposal Must Answer

All novelists will have to wait until next week’s blog which will address fiction proposals. Today’s topic is non-fiction. What is the Big Idea? Trying to find something unique and never before addressed in book form is nearly impossible. But each proposal needs to be clear what the book is …

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