In honor of Author Mentor Match, I made ANOTHER vlog. I know, I know. You're thinking, "Kat, can you calm down on these vlogs?" And my answer is "NEVER!" Haha, Just kidding. Anyway, I wanted to make a video about Mentorship Programs before AMM opens to applications in April. And I tapped into my friends and … Continue reading Writer Mentor Programs: What are they & are they for me?
I already wrote a step-by-step querying guide HERE. But I left out the biggest piece of the puzzle: Writing the query letter. So here you go, my attempt at a query letter guide. First and most important piece of advice I can give is to read successful queries! Query Letter Success Query Tracker Success Stories … Continue reading Querying (2): Writing a Query Letter
So, I just went through the journey we call querying and I thought I'd write about it since I love step-by-step guides. This post probably won't be completely comprehensive, but I did try to include everything I personally had questions about. And if you have any additional questions, feel free to ask them in the … Continue reading Querying (1): Step by Step Query Process
When I wrote about getting my agent and writing my current MS, I spoke a lot about hope. Almost immediately after, I came across a wonderful post by Kristin Nelson, "What's Your Magic Number," about how many books most published authors write before they're agented or published. The reason these two things synced up in my mind … Continue reading The "Right" Kind of Hope
I present to you my story of how I got my agent (Warning: This post is LONG and full of GIFs): I started my professional writing journey when I had a weird dream (yea, I know, one of those people). I told my cousin about it because she's a writer and I said, "Do you … Continue reading How I got my agent: A tale of writing, woe, and wishing
If you're querying or about to query, then you probably know there are a lot of tools out there to help you in the process. For myself, I started out with an excel spreadsheet way too long for its own good. I also had advice from critique partners and other writers. But, in my need … Continue reading Why I love Query Tracker