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10 Query Tips from a Literary Assistant — Week of 11/07/2014

Originally posted on Lane Heymont:
I’m a literary assistant at The Seymour Agency. Our agents, Mary Sue Seymour and Nicole Resciniti represent a range of genre: Christian/Inspirational, Fantasy/Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Women’s Lit, Romance. ? As usual, this week’s tips come from my Twitter feed (@LaneHeymont). Enjoy! ? 1) Voice, voice, voice! As a writer you need to develop your own distinct…

…and so it begins…

Originally posted on Seumas Gallacher:
…it’s amazing what’s yeez can see and hear when yeez really look and listen long enuff… it all started with a small shrill cry of a wee birthing baby boy in a bed in a single-end city tenement… the warmth and comfort of a suckling mother, relieved the nine-month carry was over……

…not for the faint-hearted… Death by Eye-Kee-Ah…

Originally posted on Seumas Gallacher:
…there’s sum’thing robustly fair in being ‘ungifted’ in certain things… this ol’ Jurassic prides himself in a proficiency in cerebral pursuits… splendidly superb at Sudoko… craftily creative with crosswords… magically meticulous in mental ‘rithmetic… persuasively polished in poetry… the activity for ‘that’ side of the brain is factory-ish… but, the…

Mystery Book Tour Day 15 #MysteryNovember Abduction: An Angel Over Rimini by Patrick Brigham

Originally posted on Rosie Amber:
Please welcome Patrick Brigham to the Mystery November Tour with his book Abduction: An Angel Over Rimini Where is your hometown? I was borne on a small farm near Reading in Berkshire UK. My mother was a widow and she brought up her two unruly children single handed with the…

Kindle Unlimited Trends

Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
KINDLE UNLIMITED Historically, Amazon Prime borrows paid around $2 per borrow through KDP Select until the introduction of Kindle Unlimited. The KOLL global fund has paid less for Amazon Prime borrows and Kindle Unlimited downloads read to 10% since the debut of Kindle Unlimited in July, 2014. The most recent KOLL…

Amazon’s Incentives for Lower e-book Prices

Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
LOWER PRICES Amazon and Hachette settled their months-long dispute over e-book prices. The agreement includes incentives for Hachette when the publisher chooses to deliver lower e-book prices to customers. Simon & Schuster reached an agreement with Amazon last month, which also included an incentive for delivering lower e-book prices to customers.…

Becoming Thuperman Coming in Early 2015

Originally posted on The One & Only Elgon:
My next novel due out is titled Becoming Thuperman. For those who have read Fried Windows, it is a bit of a departure. Don’t worry, though, there is a touch of supernatural/paranormal strangeness. Just this one is not a sequel or directly tied to any other of…

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