I've been using Book Cave for promotions for a while, and when they came out with a Read, Help Children. Win., I jumped on board. They are hosting a promotion for the month of May, and the proceeds are going to help the children misplaced and hurt from the conflict in Ukraine. My book, Thief … Continue reading Read, Help Children. Win.
While scrolling on Twitter, I saw a post by in which an author had sent out 250 queries with no success. She was going to self-publish because she couldn't get an agent's attention, and she was tired of being ignored by them. In the comments, agents were referred to as "gatekeepers," and how other authors had had … Continue reading Self-Publishing as a Plan B (Don’t)
I began querying agents for my YA Fantasy novel, Empire of Shadows, back in October. I've gotten a few kind rejections, one full MS request, but most never responded. I sent out another round today, and I am exhausted. So many agents who felt like a good match for my writing and story were closed … Continue reading Querying