A #MSWL Agent-Author Connection: How We Found Each Other and How You Can Do the Same

September 21, 2016 by MSWL Admin

by Kristin Rockaway and Jennifer Johnson-Blalock Kristin Rockaway’s debut novel, THE WILD WOMAN’S GUIDE TO TRAVELING THE WORLD, is a smart, sexy, fun work of commercial women’s fiction that will be published by Center Street in June 2017. Kristin first queried Jennifer in June of 2015—here’s how our connection was made. KRISTIN: Before I queried Jennifer, I’d been in the trenches for about four months. I’d had a few full…

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#MSWL Launches The Manuscript Academy

September 20, 2016 by MSWL Admin

Now introducing The Manuscript Academy – the conference built with a writer’s needs, comfort and budget in mind. The Manuscript Academy offers world class publishing instruction that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home, a coffee shop, or even the bar down the street.  Unlike traditional conferences,  you simply need a computer, a tablet, or even your smartphone to log in to enjoy the very best content from some of…

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The Ideal Client: A Literary Agent’s Wish List

September 15, 2016 by MSWL Admin

by Mary C. Moore Hopefully you are using this amazingly helpful site to find agents whose tastes align with your writing. And although your writing is by far the most important aspect of your submission, secondary, and almost as important, is how you present yourself as a potential client. Given this site is dedicated to agent and editor manuscript wish lists, a post on a wish list of traits in…

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