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

Amber Mitchell Discusses Her Journey To Becoming A Published Author

Today we’re talking with Amber Mitchell about her journey to publishing her first novel, Garden of Thorns, hitting shelves on March 6, 2017. Amber graduated from the University of South Florida with a BA in Creative Writing. She currently lives in a small town in Florida with her husband Brian and their four cats. Starting from the … Continue reading Amber Mitchell Discusses Her Journey To Becoming A Published Author

Writing a Query Letter: Tips from Our Agents

Have you ever wanted to get inside the agent’s head about what’s really important in the query letter? Nikki and Rachel are sharing the best and worst things to see in a query and tips on how to put your best foot forward with your query letter. What makes you want to request more from … Continue reading Writing a Query Letter: Tips from Our Agents

Writing a Query Letter: The Basics

Getting your query letter just right could make the difference between a request and a rejection. It doesn't matter how fantastic your manuscript is if the agent doesn't request and read it. With that in mind, it’s no wonder that articles over query letters are littering the internet with their advice and tips. So much so … Continue reading Writing a Query Letter: The Basics

A Literary Agent Wants You To Revise And Resubmit… Now What?

So you’ve written The Book. You’ve polished The Book. You’ve emailed The Book to an assortment of wonderful, helpful critique partners and betas. You’ve polished more. You’ve entered the query trenches. Then you spend a long few weeks probably watching too many episodes of Downtown Abbey or getting lost in a Law & Order marathon.  … Continue reading A Literary Agent Wants You To Revise And Resubmit… Now What?