How to Write a Synopsis

I talk to a lot of writers, and I often get the impression that the act of writing a synopsis is among the most hated of the many tasks required of a working writer. As an agent, I can assure you that, yes, this is something you have to do. I always ask for a synopsis...

Introduction Post

As you may have heard, I’m the new kid on the block here.   Gordon already did a great job interviewing me two weeks ago, but I thought I’d say hello now that I actually have the keys password to the kingdom! Here are some facts about me: 1. I’m an...

A Teenage Sherlock Holmes? Yes, please!

Today I announced a humongous six-figure deal for a debut YA author, one Heather W. Petty. Follow her on twitter, folks, @heatherwpetty, because she’s achieved lift off and will be rocketing to fame, of that I have no doubt. Huge book deals are an interesting...

Reading While You Write

Most of the queries that land in my inbox come from people who seem to genuinely love books, and their writing comes from that and reflects that. Every once in awhile, though, there is someone who seems to write just because, without having read a book in the last 10...

Welcome, Emily!

Our family grew by one today. Everyone, welcome Emily S. Keyes! Emily will be representing middle grade and young adult children’s books; fantasy, science fiction, women’s fiction and new adult fiction. In non-fiction, she will be representing: pop culture, humor, and...