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- February 26th, 2010, 5:42 pm
- Forum: Writing
- Topic: Does your MS go up or down in size?
- Replies: 36
- Views: 8138
My novels always grow substantially because the first draft doesn't take into account all the cool plot twists nor the heavy emotional bits. So I aim for a first draft in the 75-80K range and will end up with something around 93K or so. After the editor requested an add'l subplot, the manuscript top...
- February 13th, 2010, 10:58 am
- Forum: Finding An Agent
- Topic: Do I need an Agent
- Replies: 8
- Views: 1734
Check your Publish America contract. Do they have first right of refusal on your next book? If so, you're got a problem. I don't think I'd mention your previously PA pubbed book to an agent. Start over with a fresh story and move on from there. Unless that PA book won multiple awards and was serious...
- December 22nd, 2009, 2:03 pm
- Forum: Self-Publishing
- Topic: 7-Figure Deal for YA author? - Link
- Replies: 22
- Views: 4218
Where I would be astounded to be offered such a huge deal, if I was a new author I'd be pretty freaked by it. I'm a fan of the slow build. No matter what, it's great to see such enthusiasm for the genre, especially for those of us who swim in that pond.