Success stories of writers who,
like the "Little Engine that Could,"
were determined to become
published . . . and did!
Emily became an overnight success after
six years of writing, revising, revising,
revising . . . and submitting 85 query
letters. She's an official member of "The
Little Engine that Could" club of writers who keep on keeping on until they reach the top of the mountain.Way to go Emily! CLICK HERE to read her story.
Nancy Cavanaugh found the
perfect agent who was unable to
sell her first MG manuscript, then switched gears and CLICK HERE to read the surprising twist of Nancy's path to publication.
Samantha Charles was a runner-up in
my "first page" contest. CLICK HERE
to read her page-turning opening lines.
"Captain" Haggerty, a world renowned canine trainer (the original model for "Mr. Clean"), had negotiated a book
deal verging on the brink of failure unless he dramatically revised his original manuscript. CLICK HERE to read his story.
Heather Ashby traveled the query/synopsis path to contact agents regarding her first romance novel. I helped Heather figure out how to craft her query letter using the same captivating "voice" she had introduced into her story. Her first agent spent a year doing not much, which motivated Heather to . . . CLICK HERE to follow her path to success.
A super-duper senior, Fran Orenstein, decided to quit her agent quest and shredded the rejection slips in her file cabinet. Follow Fran as she made a major shift and . . . CLICK HERE to read her story.
Prolific writer, Mac Wheeler, has 26 published novels under his belt. CLICK HERE to read more about Mac.
My self-editing costs less than a latte and burger and will help you move forward toward your goal of landing an agent. The techniques inside teach you to locate "red flags" that label you as "rookie" instead of a "pro." After you revise and polish your manuscript and submission materials, you'll be ready to begin the agent quest. You'll put your best foot forward instead of shooting yourself in it.
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After reading "WRITE RIGHT," I return to my work in progress, once again to engage in hand-to-hand combat with a renewed sense of readiness. Molli's book not only identifies the most inauspicious adversaries I face, but also gives me the tools to defeat those words capable of destroying my manuscript. I continue to learn from Molli's wit and wisdom.
. . . from Samantha Charles, author of "Redemption: a
Parson's Gap Story"
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