Monthly Archives: May 2008

Human Resources for Fictional Characters

Today, I will attempt to do the nigh impossible–tie together my day job with my moonlighting gig of writing. I’m sure if I was to write something about my job as a manager with a national pharmacy chain, I could … Continue reading

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Currently Reading: Small Favor by Jim Butcher, Spin by Robert Charles Wilson I’m always disturbed by the people who say they don’t read. I do understand that, particularly for people like many that I work with that are in school … Continue reading

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What I’m Looking for in an Agent

Now that I’ve received a partial and two full manuscript requests, it’s probably time for me to start considering what kind of agent I want to work with just in case I do get an offer or–jackpot!–multiple offers of representation. … Continue reading

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Full Requests and Empty Heads

On Saturday evening, my wife called me at work to tell me I had received a request for the full manuscript of Dead and Dying from one of the agents I queried. This came as a very pleasant surprise to … Continue reading

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