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Reblog: Backspace Conference Lessons in Querying

  Here’s some conference lessons on querying and pitching from a Backspace conference I attended a while back. https://kourtneyheintz.wordpress.com/2010/05/31/agent-author-day-at-backspace-what-i-learned/

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Upcoming Conferences/Events for Writers

Here are some upcoming writing conferences in the Connecticut/New York area: CT FictionFest: May 14 in North Haven, CT open to all fiction writers. This year, they’re hosting 11 editors and agents who will hear your pitches in all categories, YA, Historical, Contemporary, Paranormal Romance and … Continue reading

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Agent-Author Day at Backspace–What I Learned

I got a good night’s rest and starting working on revisions…but I wanted to recap more from the Agent-Author Day at  the Backspace Writer’s Conference. The “Query Letters That Work” panel did a great job covering what genres they accept … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Agent Author Day at Backspace

Today was the Agent Author Seminar of the Backspace conference. I’m pretty burnt out so I’ll just share the highlights… QUERY TIPS Less is more–shorter queries are better Query style should match project style If make comparisons to other books, … Continue reading

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Backspace Conference Begins

This morning, a 3 day extravaganza–The Backspace Writer’s Conference and Author Agent Seminar begins. Last November, I went to the 2-day event held by Backspace, and it was one of the best experiences. I accomplished more in the past six months … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Sex

That got your attention, right? Sex scenes are fun to write until you realize who will be reading it.  Like your parents.  Cringeworthy. What got me thinking about this? A post on the Backspace Blog by Randy Susan Meyers. I think she … Continue reading

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