Before #pitmad, I participated in #mockpit, also hosted on Twitter. I love this because you don’t have to have a completed manuscript to participate, so you can workshop your pitches until you’ve found something with the wow factor you’re looking for. After #mockpit and some amazing feedback, I ended up with these as my final… Continue reading How I Got My Agent: #PitMad!
During pitch contests, your pitch is a promise agents expect you to deliver in your pages. So, after all the work I did on my pitches, I worked even harder to make sure I’d delivered the promised magic in the actual story. That said, first drafts are allowed to suck. Giving myself this pass was… Continue reading How I Got My Agent: The Writing Process
Yes, this does mean I wrote the query summary for Child of Darklight before I had a story. Like pitches, writing query letters is hard! How do you boil over 50k words down to 200? The answer is obviously witchcraft… At this point, I knew all the important-important info (aka the major plot points) without… Continue reading How I Got My Agent: The Query Summary