Episode 75: Interview with Literary Agent Chelsea Hensley!

Avery and guest host Emily chat with agent Chelsea Hensley of KT Literary. We discuss the ongoing HarperCollins Union strike, our beefs against the Game of Thrones TV show, and the realities of the query trenches from the other side. More information about Chelsea and how to query her can be found here. Emily's Percy … Continue reading Episode 75: Interview with Literary Agent Chelsea Hensley!

Episode 57: What to Ask an Agent on “The Call”

(Mini-Episode)l It's finally happened: a literary agent has asked to have a call with you after reading your manuscript! What now? We go over some of the questions to ask during The Call, as well as some of the things the agent may ask you. Our Question List Spotify iTunes Google Podcasts Download MP3: Episode … Continue reading Episode 57: What to Ask an Agent on “The Call”

Episode 38: When Am I Ready to Query?

(Mini-Episode) In this mini-episode, D.C. and Avery discuss how to decide when you're ready to start querying literary agents, if you're seeking traditional publication. Click here for the full "Finding Betas and Critique Partners" episode that is referenced in this episode. Spotify iTunes Google Podcasts Download MP3: Episode 038 (to download, right-click the Download button … Continue reading Episode 38: When Am I Ready to Query?

Episode 27: Surviving Querying Stress

(Mini-Episode) The Query Trenches are a rough place to live. In this episode, D.C. and Avery discuss how they coped with the stress of querying and rejection, as well as some tools to help manage the query process. Spotify iTunes Google Podcasts Download MP3: Episode 027 (to download, right-click the Download button and choose "Save … Continue reading Episode 27: Surviving Querying Stress

Episode 19: X Meets Y – Comp Titles

(Mini-Episode) What are comparative titles? When querying, you'll inevitably run across the need to provide a couple of books that are similar to yours. In this episode, we talk about how to find them and why you need them. Referenced in this episode: "Two Cakes" webcomic (originally by stuffman on Tumblr) Spotify iTunes Google Podcasts … Continue reading Episode 19: X Meets Y – Comp Titles