Columns for Dispatches on a variety of topics. A column can also be categorized as On Writing or On Publishing if appropriate.

Publishing 101 Part 3: The Agent

Welcome to the third installment of my series about the publishing industry. This segment is about the Agent. The bulk of this article largely contains anecdotal material about how and why I have an agent for my young adult books (who gets a 15% commission) and do not have one for my adult books—at least not yet—and my experience with said agent.

Lead Reviewers Notes for April

Hunt No More  You no longer need to go to the website’s “Content Summary” (left menu) when trying to find the “Book Review Waiting List.” On the right menu’s “Articles and Reviews,” click on Book Reviews. In the dropdown, click “Reviews Pending” to check your book’s status.