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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

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…

Pebbledash Sneeze & UnChristmas Coat

Originally posted on barsetshirediaries:
Sunday 9th November 2014 I managed to wake at 1.45 am and had a brief but fruitful conversation with young Somnos. My side of the conversation was very succinct and consisted of two words the second of which was OFF! after which I got back into bed. My second encounter with…

Prophecy of Stones-Mishka Jenkins Q&A @WriterLifeForMe

Originally posted on Lit World Interviews:
“This was a fun read, a journey of adventure which I’m sure will appeal to YA readers very much. I’m way past that group! but enjoyed this novel even though its the opposite end to most of the fantasy I read. My eldest son is a fantasy reader too,…

LWI #WeekendDateBookClub

Originally posted on Lit World Interviews:
Want a date for the weekend that will LAST? How about one that is WORTH your time? We’ve got Authors for you! IT’S THE Weekend Date Book Club ? Is one of our authors on your dance card for the weekend? Do you have one that you are hot…


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