Mad for #PitMad

By BookHive Admin on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 in Advertising, BookHive Corp, Literary Agent, Novels, Writing. 1 Comment

Alright authors, do you have a completed, unpublished, polished manuscript? Are you ready to pitch it? Are you on twitter? (If not, why aren’t you??) Then get ready, because June 8, September 7, and December 7 of 2017 are the quarterly #PitMad events. So what is #PitMad? From 8:00am-8:00pm Eastern Standard Time, authors who meet […]


Inspiration: Mania and Sustainability

By BookHive Admin on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Novels, Writing. No Comments

A week ago I was struck with the inspiration for a new novel (hallelujah!). As we writers know, this is a wonderfully exciting, coveted state to be in. I found myself seriously considering cancelling social plans to write. I’ve been bringing my laptop everywhere, just in case I find a few spare minutes to crack […]


Reading In Your Genre

By BookHive Admin on Friday, March 17th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Novels, Writing, Young Adult. No Comments

My reading list always feels almost overwhelmingly long. Between book recommendations from friends and the New York Times and classics I somehow didn’t have to read in school, constantly updating to include new releases, I will probably never end up completing it. But thanks to the joy of reading and discovering new worlds in books, […]


Interview with BookHiver Tallie Gabriel’s literary agent Alyssa Jennette of Stonesong

By BookHive Admin on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Literary Agent, Novels, Writing. No Comments

My literary agent Alyssa Jennette of Stonesong Literary Agency graciously answered the following questions for BookHive. She’s full of expert advice for authors seeking representation, killer book recs, and she’s an overall stellar person to know! Alyssa Jennette of Stonesong Literary Agency TG: What was your path to becoming a literary agent? AJ: My path […]


Writing a Query Letter

By BookHive Admin on Monday, February 27th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Novels, Research, Writing. No Comments

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, […]