If you’re an author trying to go the traditional publishing route, you’ll need a literary agent. And to get a literary agent, you’ll need a query letter. So what is a query letter? It’s essentially a one-page cover letter for your manuscript. It’s NOT the synopsis – many agents will ask for that as well, […]
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Networking with other authors can be helpful for an author aspiring to be published. One of the ways to meet and hear from authors, publishers, and other members of the writing community is by attending a Writer’s Conference. Often featuring booths and panels, these event are focused on connecting attendees to the resources they need […]
As I start writing a new book (and what a proclamation!) I struggle with how to proceed. To my previous point, at first there is a period where I wonder – am I writing a new book? This might be just a chapter or two and that’s it. But 17,000 words and six chapters in, […]
Hello BookHive readers! I’m today pleased to present an interview with Charles Salzberg. Salzberg is a freelance writer for various publications, the author of the Henry Swann detective series, nominated for the Shamus Award, and the co-founder of the New York Writer’s Workshop. The New York Writer’s Workshop is a program dedicated to teaching aspiring […]
If you are an artist, chances are you have (or have had) your fair share of survival jobs. If you’re lucky, your survival job is something you actually love doing. If you’re extra lucky, you make enough money with your art, in which case I hate you. (Not actually. I’m just jealous. Rock on, you […]
Recently in Washington, DC I stumbled upon a small shelf of books up for borrow. It was part of a project aptly titled Little Free Library, and its goal is to supply people all over with these tiny and spontaneous literary outlets. One of the most exciting parts of Little Free Library is that anyone […]