“An ideal debut author is clear about their career goals and knowledgeable about their own professional and creative needs. They are focused on their craft and the ultimate expert on their own work while willing to trust their publishing team’s industry expertise. I love working with writers who are interested in being in conversation with their peers and fostering a supportive and revolutionary publishing world. On the page, they are committed to their unique voice and unafraid of making waves.” -Heather Carr, The Friedrich Agency
Feeling stuck? Need some inspiration? Check out our new featured writing prompt from WLT instructor Katharine Duckett in preparation for her upcoming class about marketing and publicity!
“Open yourself to rejections. It’s baked into the publishing cake and many aspiring authors naturally burn out because of it. But if you don’t let it control you, seek advice you may not want to hear, really listen and wring every bit of learning from rejections, then I guarantee your writing will be better and you will put yourself in a good place to get published.” -Lynn Johnston
“It’s incredibly helpful to give yourself permission as a writer to simply generate material–and then, at the right moment, when you’ve done the necessary work to get the story on paper, switch over to a more architectural mode and focus primarily on structure.” -Jessica Wilbanks
“Writers do an incredibly brave thing, putting themselves out there and sharing their work, and every small step forward counts, so don’t forget to take the time to stop and celebrate how far you’ve come.” -Erica Bauman
A post from special guest and Community Member, Readerly Book Coaching!
RT @RosieNinesling: Having the best time at the agents and editors conference put on by @WritersLeague! Thankful to be one of their 2022 fe…Read More
RT @NataliaSylv: Missing being in ATX for #wltcon2022. 12 years ago, I went & got my 1st agent & writing group (that I still meet with mont…Read More