Wild Irresponsible Predictions for 2014

During our last agency Facebook chat of the year, I asked all the agents for their predictions for 2014. We came up with some doozies. I want to share some of them with you here: Gordon: The death of mass market paperback. Emily: There will be some class action...

Jill’s Happy Author Protips

Hello everyone! Laurie invited me over to talk about anything related to publishing/writing, so I thought I’d share some tips for how to stay sane in this business. It’s not easy! I’ve been with Laurie almost 8 years, and I was first published with Harlequin in 2008....

Our favorite books of 2013

2013 was a great year for books. Everyone here had so many we enjoyed, so we thought we’d each share a list of some of our favorites. (None of them are books we agented, so these are unbiased picks!) It was difficult to narrow our lists down to just five each....

On Setting Goals and Getting Shit Done

By the time we finish buying all the things, eating all the things, and drinking all the things, it will be 2014. I suggest not waiting until this happens: “Ow, dude. My head.” “Shhh. Not so loud.” “So, what are your new year’s resolutions?” “Uh…” The best time to...

Revising Month

In our last blog post, Danielle spoke a bit about not resting on your laurels after finishing a novel. I thought that, since it’s just after NaNoWriMo, now would be a good time to talk about the next step–revising! Sometimes people skip over the revising...