Installment 3 of How I Met My Client/Agent

I really love this new How I Met My Client/Agent series on the blog and hope you do too! One of my favorite things about it is that it illustrates the many paths to finding representation. I first met Carol Berg at a pitch appointment at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference in 1999. Now, I’mContinue reading “Installment 3 of How I Met My Client/Agent”

Installment 2: How I Met My Client

This is technically the third installment of How I Met My Client, since these posts were inspired by one of our Knight Agency newsletters where I talked about the story of meeting Lynn Flewelling for the first time and had her share the story from her perspective as well.  Not long ago, Christie Golden kickedContinue reading “Installment 2: How I Met My Client”

Where Am I This Time?

Just back from rounds of meetings in New York and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s annual reception (which was amazing) and so late posting up my new links.  This week I can be found at Magical Words talking about the Role of Agents in the Modern Publishing Landscape and over on theContinue reading “Where Am I This Time?”

Why I Do What I Do

I get the question in interviews all the time, “How do you do it all?”  They’re talking about agenting, authoring, mothering, wifing…okay, I made up that last word.  The real question is, “How would I stop?”  Here are the hard truths: -Any day I don’t write feels wasted.  It doesn’t matter what else I doContinue reading “Why I Do What I Do”

What I Love (and Don’t) About my Job

What I love about my job: Wednesdays. Why, you ask? Is it that the week is half over or the glass is half full? No, it’s the evening the New York Times bestseller list comes out. It’s like watching to see if you won the Lotto, but with a much better chance of someone youContinue reading “What I Love (and Don’t) About my Job”