WHAT IF: your dream Publisher OR Agent advertised for Manuscripts?
What would you send them?
First of all, you create a KICK-ASS query letter, one that spurs the agent or publisher to read on. It must be professional, intelligent, concise, and intriguing. It accompanies your submission. Your cover letter must capture their attention, begging for [...]
Today I finalized a KILLER synopsis for my crime novel, SAYONARA guaranteed to get attention from editors, agents or publishers. The synopsis is the most crucial part of my submission package and needs to be developed, sweated over and polished with the same attention as to my novel. The synopsis is the sequential summary [...]
Another week of incredible Emails … … On Wednesday … a TOP Literary Agent emailed me, wanting to read the NEW VERSION of ‘Me and Her: a Memoir of Madness’. SQUEEEE … I can’t believe it! After a day of tweaking and double-checking the manuscript, I’ve finally sent it off to them with many dreams [...]
Arrivederci Australia … Buongiorno Italia.
I’m flying to Roma in a few days time, exploring this ancient capital for three days then traveling through Italia to Firenze, Venezia, Milano and Genova via EuRail.
Then we’re sailing on a 11-day cruise of the Mediterranean on the MSC Splendida visiting the ports of Olympia, Piraeus (Athens), Alexandria [...]
Two days ago, I was shattered! … after receiving a huge packet, my returned Manuscript, delivered to my door by courier. I didn’t have to open it, to know what it was. Then I slowly read THE letter and the constructive criticism struck me. A BIG Publisher used phrases like … ‘Raw energy … brave [...]
I’ve almost completed my Crime Novel, Sayonara … It’s a gripping tale based on a personal story! A few years ago, Yumi, our beloved Japanese exchange student vanished from Brisbane without a trace. Sayonara explores the ensuing police investigation although I’ve woven in new fictitious scenes and characters straight from my imagination. … Will you [...]