On Seattle Wrote: DOs and DON’Ts for writing queries

Welcome to the third and final installment of our guest post series on the fabulous Seattle Wrote blog, where Norelle Done has graciously hosted us over the last few weeks as we’ve offered info and tips for authors about publishing. This last post is a list of DOs and DON’Ts for authors writing query letters to agents and editors …

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Tips for authors: The non-reading book tour

When my writing buddy Wendy Call and I began to plan our joint book tour for this past summer and fall, we proposed events from readings to workshops to writing-prompt sessions. And, as this Wall St. Journal article indicates, we are apparently not alone in thinking outside the traditional book tour. In fact, of the …

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How to write a great query

Norelle Done of the Seattle Wrote blog has posted the next post in her series about publishing, about how best to query agents, editors, and publishers. We’re thrilled to be part of this series; join us over at Seattle Wrote for Part 2. And be sure to stay connected to Norelle’s wonderful blog –while oriented toward the Pacific …

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Helping animals one brushstroke at a time…

We’ve long admired the work of Ashland artist Dana Feagin, whose Inspired Pet Portraits are not only lovely, whimsical, and adorable but amazingly generous: Dana donates 10 percent of the proceeds from her sales to local animal charities and rescue groups. We were thrilled when Dana was inspired to create a portrait of our general manager, …

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Q&A on publishing with Seattle Wrote

Norelle Done of the Seattle Wrote blog has posted the first post in a series all about publishing. Her wonderful blog is oriented toward the Pacific Northwest and Seattle, but her posts — from author interviews to book reviews to how-to articles — are great for readers and writers all over. Part 1 of our …

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