Publishing a book takes many steps and many people. For new writers, it can feel like navigating a maze. So, I break down most steps in this blog post. I hope this helps you along your journey.
There are a lot of different publishing terms thrown around, and they can get confusing. Navigating the publishing world without an understanding of these words is difficult. To help, here is a list of different terms to know: A Advance — Writers get advances—or a lump sum of money—from the publisher before their book is … More 50+ helpful publishing terms to know
Years ago at my internship, I got to see what was in the bottom drawer: rejected queries. For over an hour, I read query after query. The rejected queries all had repeated mistakes. Here are some of the most common ones: Misspellings One writer wrote aknolegments instead of acknowledgments. Spelling, especially in the writing career, … More 6 common query mistakes
I attended a Reedsy livestream that featured a literary agent. I decided to take what I learned and share it with y’all. Hope you enjoy! How to start your query If you are a debut author, he suggested going straight into talking about your book. (About 85–90% start with their book’s plot.) Anything that is a … More 6 tips from a literary agent