Four Simple Ways You Can Begin Marketing Your Book Today

By Catherine Matthews When it comes to marketing your own work, you may be tempted to take a backseat. After all, you wrote the book. You got an agent, you got a publisher, and now the only thing you should have to worry about getting is a margarita and a beach vacation…right? Well, the answer … Continue reading Four Simple Ways You Can Begin Marketing Your Book Today

12 Words You’ll Hear An Agent Or Editor Use (And What They Mean)

By Rachel Beck Every industry has its insider lingo and jargon--words or phrases that mean diddly squat to the lay person who does not work in that field. In the medical field, the world of computer engineering, and even in the kitchens of restaurants, there is industry-specific shorthand that is contained to those who work … Continue reading 12 Words You’ll Hear An Agent Or Editor Use (And What They Mean)

What You Should Know About Self-Publishing

By Anna Parsons So you finished writing your book and want to publish it—great! Completing a manuscript is an accomplishment you should be proud of. The next step is deciding how to pursue publication. One mistake authors can make is to self-publish a book with the intention of “really” publishing it later on with a … Continue reading What You Should Know About Self-Publishing

What the Submissions Coordinator Would Like You to Know

Querying can be a tricky and time-consuming process which can understandably become a bit frustrating with each agency having a different policy on how to submit. As the Submissions Coordinator for the agency inbox, I read every single query letter that is submitted to Holloway Literary. Here are a few tips that I would recommend … Continue reading What the Submissions Coordinator Would Like You to Know