It’s not what you know; it’s who you know

While this old saw isn’t exactly true for writers—it’s still important to write with authority, no matter how well-connected you are—establishing a network of writers and other industry professionals can be crucial to developing your career. The opportunity for networking at writers’ conferences should not be overlooked. I met my agent, Jeff Ourvan of the... Continue Reading →

From middle school to writers association

There was this girl in my seventh grade English class who was perfect. Her hair was always shiny and perfect, her schoolwork was always perfect, and her outfits were always the coolest items from The Limited Too perfectly paired with accessories from Claire's Boutique. She could sing; she could act. She knew all of the... Continue Reading →

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