Importance of an Author’s Online Presence 


As the submission coordinator, I find numerous queries each week that state they have no social media, no website, or online presence whatsoever. This may be fine on a day-to-day basis, but it’s extremely important to have some sort of online following when searching for an agent or other publishing partnership. I do not think some people realize the impact an online presence can have for a debut author, so I listed a few of the benefits below. Continue reading “Importance of an Author’s Online Presence “

Nine Do’s and Don’ts of Attending Writers Conferences


By Rachel Beck

I recently participated in two writers’ conferences, a fiction one in Seattle, WA, and a creative nonfiction one in Pittsburgh, PA. These involved meeting with several authors back-to-back over one or two days, and listening to their pitches for 10-15 minutes. Since these experiences are fresh in my mind, I thought I would use this blog post to give some conference do’s and don’ts that will help you have the best conference-going experience, and most importantly, get your time and money’s worth from the rare luxury of getting that face time with agents. Continue reading “Nine Do’s and Don’ts of Attending Writers Conferences”

2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

It’s that time of year again. The 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards is calling on the writing and reading community to nominate their favorite novels in various genres. And we’ve got some fantastic news.

Holloway Literary’s client, Kimberly Belle, and her international best-seller THE MARRIAGE LIE has been nominated for Best Books of 2017 – Best Mysteries and Thrillers. Show your support and vote to make this novel a 2017 winner! Vote here.



Don’t forget to share your vote on social media and spread the good news! Thank you for your support.