Quiet summer, busy fall for pitch parties


After a quiet summer in the Twitter pitch party circuit, things are heating up again. The always popular #pitmad is just two days away, with many more great pitch parties on its heals, including #DVpit, #PBpitch, and #faithpitch, to name a few. For those who don’t know, a Twitter pitch party is a way to … Continue reading Quiet summer, busy fall for pitch parties

A Checklist for Querying Picture Books


No matter what type of book you’re querying, it’s a TON of work to put together a query package. There are a lot of factors to consider when trying to find the right agent for your manuscript, but when it comes to picture books, there’s even more to consider. I’ve been deep in the query … Continue reading A Checklist for Querying Picture Books

Pitch a Book, Win an Edit


THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED The time has come: Pitch a Book, Win an Edit has arrived! I’ve tried to predict and answer all your below: What is Pitch a Book, Win an Edit? Pitch a Book, Win an Edit is a contest where everybody wins, but only one person gets the grand prize. Writers pitch … Continue reading Pitch a Book, Win an Edit

List of literary agencies now features 50 more


The List of Literary Agencies Around the World now includes 350 agencies, a collation of sources including Twitter, QueryTracker, Publisher’s Marketplace, ManuscriptWishList, and the Writer’s Market books. It is a very helpful resource for anyone querying. Every agency listed includes a link directly to their website, to aid writers in identifying the agent or agents … Continue reading List of literary agencies now features 50 more