Writers Keep Track of Your Query Letters

I’m sending out query letters to literary agents for my non-fiction book for teens. I also sent out a few query letters for my children’s picture book. Thank goodness for programs like Excel and Microsoft Office OneNote. I can use either program to track my query letters and to create a database of contacts. I’m […]

Writers Must Have a Marketing Platform for Their Books

I’m querying literary agents and have found the process to be quite interesting. No two literary agent submission guidelines are alike! It will behoove you to know what your marketing platform is because some literary agencies will ask you to explain your platform in your query letter. For example, one agency I queried is Books […]

Jeff Herman to be Featured on Savvy-Writer.com!

Jeff Herman is coming to Savvy-Writer.com! You may have read my blog post about Jeff Herman’s Guide to Book Publishers, Editors, and Literary Agents 2011, 21E: Who They Are! What They Want! How to Win Them Over! (Jeff Herman’s Guide … Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents) which is a must have for writers who would […]

Freelance Writers: What Are Your Goals for 2011?

The New Year is approaching like a speeding bullet — will you be ready for it? Now is the time to evaluate your goals for 2011. Freelance writers who don’t have goals won’t have a plan of action to make 2011 better than 2010 and previous years. If you’re beginning your freelance writing business, you’ll […]