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105-1-3A: (Legacy): Be Vewwy Vewwy Quiet, I'm hunting Agents

Posted by Nora Quick on Saturday, February 21, 2015, In : Writing 105 - Legacy 
I’m just a book, oh I’m only a book, and I’m desperately seeking a hook… Sorry if you didn’t automatically sing that to the tune of Schoolhouse Rock’s “I’m Just a Bill,” but thanks to Saturday Night Live I’m hoping even Millennials get the reference.

Anyway, I’m a book. I’m a science fiction novel of the distant future and how it’s affected by twenty-first century cyberpunk. I have some romance, lots of action, and a kickass hero, Brock Lardner, a man with MacGyver’...

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105-1-1A: (Legacy): Why Real Hookers Wear Comfortable Shoes

Posted by Nora Quick on Friday, February 6, 2015, In : Writing 105 - Legacy 

This lesson is for those of you who are going on the traditional path. You will need to contact either an agent who will then help you secure a publisher, or you will go directly to a small boutique publisher directly.

Which is right for you? Knowing which will determine your query letter. In short, to a boutique publisher you must sell your product more than yourself, to an agent you must sell yourself more than your product.

Let’s look at some key differences in boutique publisher vs agent/...

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