Creating a Grand Hotel: The World of IF I HAD YOU by Heather Hiestand

Guest post by Heather Hiestand: Originally, my idea for a British-set hotel-focused series had one critical difference from the Jazz Age tale it became. It was meant to be set in the 1890s, right when “grand hotels” were coming into existence. Of course, it would have...

I THOUGHT YOU HATED ME! Is Out Now!

“This Cartoonist Perfectly Captures the Highs and Lows of Friendship.” – Los Angeles Magazine “Fall in love with your best friend all over again with ‘I Thought YOU Hated ME.’” – Brooklyn Based It is a privilege to work with...

Indie Authors: You Own All Your Subsidiary Rights!

Some smart literary agent is going to start a business one day that simply sells subsidiary rights for the millions of indie (aka self-published) authors out there and make a bundle. If you’re an indie author, maybe you didn’t realize that you are leaving a pile of...

Seven Tips for Pitching Agents at Conferences

It’s September and the beginning of a new season. Some of you will be attending a slew of writer’s conferences this Fall. I’ve compiled some useful tips so that you can get the most out of your pitch sessions with agents. I’m looking forward to...

Three Craft Books for Writers

Labor Day in the United States was the unofficial end of summer. Apart from waiting for the next big vacation, writers may choose to revisit a work in progress, or gear up promo on an upcoming book release. Unfortunately, some writers might find switching back to work...