Today we’re tackling an exciting way to grab their attention: Twitter pitch parties.
Writers are always working on a dozen things at once, and usually toward some sort of deadline. First drafts. (And seconds, and thirds, and fourths.) Websites. Conferences. Blogs. Contest entries. Social media. Queries. Submissions. Revisions. We rarely stop long enough to take stock of where […]
Last April, I learned valuable pitch conference lessons at the Desert Dreams Writer’s Conference in Phoenix. I left that conference excited to revise my manuscript. My goal was to query as many agents and editors as possible. I thought my revisions would take two or three months. They […]
Reposted from: April 14, 2106 [adrianaloveswriting.wordpress.com] Last week, I attended my first writers’ conference—2016 Desert Dreams, sponsored by Desert Rose RWA. My goal was to pitch my historical novel to as many agents and editors as possible. Was I terrified at that prospect? Definitely. But there was no need. […]
Reposted from: January 28, 2106 [adrianaloveswriting.wordpress.com] Writing contests are a fun mix of anticipation and terror. To enter, authors submit the first 20 to 30 pages of an MS, say a prayer, and prep for feedback. The top three in the initial round make it to the final […]