AUTHORNOMICS Interview with Acquisitions Director Lynn Price

With a publishing industry that is ever in flux, it can be hard for an aspiring author to figure out what information is relevant and what she needs to do to be successful. Recognizing this, literary agent Andrea Hurst and writer/blogger Cherise Hensley present a series of weekly interviews with …

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AUTHORNOMICS Interview with author Suzanne Kelman

With a publishing industry that is ever in flux, it can be hard for an aspiring author to figure out what information is relevant and what she needs to do to be successful. Recognizing this, literary agent Andrea Hurst and writer/blogger Cherise Hensley present a series of weekly interviews with …

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AUTHORNOMICS Interview with YA fiction author Rysa Walker

With a publishing industry that is ever in flux, it can be hard for an aspiring author to figure out what information is relevant and what she needs to do to be successful. Recognizing this, literary agent Andrea Hurst and writer/blogger Cherise Hensley present a series of weekly interviews with …

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AUTHORNOMICS Interview with cover designer Monica Haynes

With a publishing industry that is ever in flux, it can be hard for an aspiring author to figure out what information is relevant and what she needs to do to be successful. Recognizing this, literary agent Andrea Hurst and writer/blogger Cherise Hensley present a series of weekly interviews with …

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The INside Track — Self-Publishing

Self-publishing. Just saying the word usually splits authors into two camps: Those who believe self-published authors aren’t ‘good enough’ to get published traditionally, or those who see it as just another way to get a book out. There are as many reasons to self-publish as there are ways to do …

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AUTHORNOMICS Interview with bestselling author Sophie Moss

With a publishing industry that is ever in flux, it can be hard for an aspiring author to figure out what information is relevant and what she needs to do to be successful. Recognizing this, literary agent Andrea Hurst and writer/blogger Cherise Hensley present a series of weekly interviews with …

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AUTHORNOMICS Interview with literary agent Rita Rosenkranz

With a publishing industry that is ever in flux, it can be hard for an aspiring author to figure out what information is relevant and what she needs to do to be successful. Recognizing this, literary agent Andrea Hurst and writer/blogger Cherise Hensley present a series of weekly interviews with …

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INside Track – The First Fifty Pages

When was the last time you picked up a book and said, ‘Gee, I’m so glad that book didn’t get interesting until page 150. That was time out of my busy schedule well spent!’ We’re going to go with…never. The opening pages of your manuscript are important because they: Show …

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The INside Track – Setting

  Setting is important. Obviously. Otherwise we’d have characters moving about in a bunch of white space, interacting with only each other, while creepy baby music plays overhead…you know, like those old Apple commercials. Setting is most basically defined as where your story takes place. It can be as broad …

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AUTHORNOMICS Interview with bestselling author Anna Stewart

With a publishing industry that is ever in flux, it can be hard for an aspiring author to figure out what information is relevant and what she needs to do to be successful. Recognizing this, literary agent Andrea Hurst and writer/blogger Cherise Hensley present a series of weekly interviews with …

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