Talking about Titles – More Links

A few more folks are talking about titles: Jill Corcoran, Literary Agent – your title is your billboard.Editorial Anonymous – a fabulous title can move you to the top of the slush. See my original post for more discussion on the importance of titles.

Shhhhh! I’m NaNoing.

Sorry it’s been a little quiet around the “Romp” lately. I’ve been NaNoing. I just hit 30K words and I think I’ve found my ideal daily word count – 2500/day. It keeps me in character for a few hours. It stretches me. It feels hard but doable. It knocks off a couple of short chapters,… Read more »

Pay it Forward Friday – FRED

I just read about FRED, Fathers Ready Every Day, yesterday in my local paper. As a project designed by Texas A&M, FRED’s goal is to encourage father-child involvement and daily rituals of bonding and learning between children and positive male role models. The website provides a reading log and other tools to get started. Pass… Read more »

Ask an Agent Panel

Last night, several top agents held a Twitter Q&A panel. Participants included: Rebecca Sherman, Literary Agent, Writers House Elana Roth, Literary Agent, Caren Johnson Literary Agency Colleen Lindsay, Fine Print Literary Management Sara Kase, Assistant Editor at Sourcebooks See what they had to say here.