Archive for December 2015

Just Jillian!

Jillian is 14 years old.  She goes to school, is in various clubs, participates in community activities, and is currently writing her second novel.  I say novel, although Jillian believes it will be more of a novella.  I was first introduced to Jillian while working for a publishing company.  Her father had reached out, looking…

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How Would a Literary Coach Benefit You?

Many authors find that their journey can be rather lonely, arduous, and confusing.  You have a book in mind – you may have even already written a few.  You know you can write; people enjoy reading what you write.  But, you just seem to write when the mood strikes, or you write with fervor, but…

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The Top 5 People You Need On Your Team

Who doesn’t like a list?  Ok, maybe it’s just me, but I love lists!  They keep me focused and I like to mark things off!  This list is fairly short, and includes everyone I could think of that you should have on your team as you write and look to publish your book! This may…

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Should You Reject Acceptance?

In a world where you have poured your heart and soul into a project; spent countless hours developing your ideas; opened yourself up to criticism and FINALLY got to a point where you feel “done”, it’s easy to see why receiving any call/letter/email stating that YOUR book – YOURS!! – has been accepted for publishing!…

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