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Inside an Agent’s Inbox by Heather Novak

One of the coolest things about being on my chapter board for Romance Writers of America is meeting so many AMAZING people! I have become friends with several agents, some to the point where we have lunch and talk about Gilmore … Continue reading

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Agent Jennifer Johnson-Blalock’s Perspective on Pitching by Heather Novak

What’s preparing for an in-person pitch like for an author?  “…palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy…” Okay, yes. Sometimes I think in Eminem lyrics, I am from Detroit. But what about the “other side?” What do agents think … Continue reading

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Pitch Perfect by Heather Novak

What is it like to pitch to an agent? Terrifying, exciting, heartbreaking, reviving. I’ve had agents read my pitches silently, others read them out loud, and still others where I verbally pitched to them. Every time is terrifying, but the more you … Continue reading

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My Weekend Fling by Heather Novak

Hello Conference Hangover! The Chicago North RWA threw a SPECTACULAR conference this year called Spring Fling 2016! It was a chart topper for me. Close to home, full of authors I adored, as well as an awesome group of editors and … Continue reading

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What a Pitch

With RWA nationals around the corner, attending romance writers and authors are writing up a storm, perfecting those manuscripts, blurbs, queries and last but not least, practicing agent and editor pitches.  If you’re not going to nationals then I imagine … Continue reading

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