Working as a book agent is a third job for me—I'm a professional book designer and production editor, also a writer/publisher/editor. Why so many jobs you may ask? Living in Vermont is wonderful, especially when we have 14 inches of fresh beautiful ,powder (see photo!) and I can go cross-country skiing out my back door.... Continue Reading →
I am excited to report that the Burlington Writers Workshop has asked me to run this workshop for them in February... Here are the details: Once you’ve written your book, what’s the best way to submit it for publication? Green Writers Press publisher and literary agent Dede Cummings will show examples of successful book proposals... Continue Reading →
Last Saturday’s panel discussion on publishing was a huge success. I thoroughly enjoyed being there (as you can see from the photo!). According to our wonderful host, Peter Biello, himself a budding novelist, and founder of the Burlington Writers Workshop, the event was packed and there were many people on the waiting list. Authors Jon... Continue Reading →
Publishing Your Work: How, When, Why?. I am excited to be on this panel.
The most exciting event is happening this weekend. Dede Cummings, literary agent, founder of Green Writers’ Press and historically one of the best book designers in publishing happens to have an enchanting, fairy-like house on the sea. The most perfect place for a one-of-a-kind writing retreat. A splendid, magical, sprawling house on the Rhode Island... Continue Reading →
The Pond House Salon-Style Retreat— WE HAVE ONE SPOT LEFT! ~ A Domain-Changing Writing Retreat That Will Set Your Creative Genius on Fire ~ with Literary Agent Dede Cummings and Book Shaman Susan Kingsbury October 24-27th in Matunuck, Rhode Island Hey writers! Fall is coming and in that crisp beginning of the season there’s no... Continue Reading →
"Out of the frying pan, into the fire!" That was how one editor called it when I told her I started in trade book design and then launched a literary agency and co-publishing venture.... Well, I have to say it's a great fire, and I'm ready to put some more logs on it! The big... Continue Reading →