Janet Reid, Literary Agent
"Never miss a chance to do good"--David Stanley
Sunday, January 22, 2023
Land of Lost Borders flash fiction contest results-PRELIM
Thanks to all of you who took the time to write and post entries. Reading them is always the best part of my weekend. Here are the ones that...
Friday, January 20, 2023
Lands of Lost Borders flash fiction contest
One of the ways I deal with the isolation of these past few years is to travel by book. I've been reveling in Lands ...
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
This cracked me up completely. From the incoming mail bag: Your article "Ghosting" ( linked here ) inspired me and my team to cr...
Monday, January 16, 2023
Passersthrough by Pete Rock
Years ago, when I was in junior high, my English teacher said we could have extra credit if we went to a play being off...
Friday, January 13, 2023
New and improved ways of foot-shooting
1. Starting your query with reference to someone else's book. I don't mean just comps, but using someone else's book to frame y...
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Prioritizing your query list
I wonder about those agents on Publisher's Marketplace at smaller or moderately reputable agencies but with limi...
Monday, January 09, 2023
"I really hate Jack Reacher"
All of us have preferences. I'm not keen on medical mysteries. I'm not all that keen on atmospheric, gothic novels. And I'm ju...
Friday, January 06, 2023
Not quite a flash fiction contest results
Here are the entries that stood out for me. Tim Lowe Iggy had grown so much in the past few years. On the day his brother was mur...
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