Posts Tagged ‘writing business’

124T – Understanding the Basics of Publishing

Episode 124T Understanding the Basics of Publishing

A friend of mine asked me to help her understand a little about publishing because her father had written a novel and she wanted to make sure he didn’t get taken advantage of. This is some of the information I shared with her. There are two main ways to publish a book – traditional publishing,…

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118I – Writing For a Brand: An Interview with Nancy Naigle

Episode 118I Writing For a Brand

Today’s author, Nancy Naigle, is a delight to talk to! She’s got such great stories about how she started writing, how she got involved with Hallmark Publishing, the excitement of seeing Hallmark movies adapted from two of her books (Christmas Joy and Hope at Christmas, published by St. Martin’s Griffin), and how fun it is…

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110I – Hallmark Publishing Needs Sweet Stories: An Interview with Stacey Donovan

Episode 110I Hallmark Publishing Needs Sweet Stories

Editor Stacey Donovan joins us today to tell us about Hallmark Publishing! I’ve been talking about this new publisher of sweet romances and cozy mysteries for months now. Stacey talks about pitching the idea to the Hallmark CEO, getting the first books written as novelizations of existing Hallmark movies, and then her own romance novel…

101I – Querying and Getting THE CALL: An Interview with Claire Eliza Bartlett

Episode 101I Querying and Getting The Call

We writers love stories, and some of the most exciting are stories of getting THE CALL – from an agent who wants to represent our books (and with whom we’re now working happily ever after), and from our agent or an editor who wants to buy our books. Claire Eliza Bartlett, our guest today, tells…