Mirror World News: Bad Query Letters

This week Adam Giles and I discuss what NOT to do when writing and sending a query letter to a publisher or agent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UC_dKPuK4tA Here's a quick list of don'ts as discussed in the video: Don't:  Send the wrong genre Ignore the guidelines Send multiple submissions to publishers that do not accept them Send Form... Continue Reading →

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Now’s your chance to submit to us!

I’m going to try and make this short and sweet because if this post is for you, then you’re likely going to want to get busy putting together your submissions package and emailing it to us! That’s right, as of RIGHT NOW our general submissions period is OPEN!!! We’ve talked a lot about what we’re... Continue Reading →

How many words is too many words?

For me, there’s nothing more cringe-worthy than when a first-time author announces that their manuscript is over 200,000 words, or worse yet, 300,000 words. The worst part is that they usually say with pride, like they’re looking for praise. I’ll admit, writing that many words is quite an accomplishment and for that reason, they should... Continue Reading →

The importance of being organized

I've always found scheduling and organizing to be a challenge. It's probably because I'm really not a planner. Most things, including my day-to-day schedule exist in my head, or on little scraps of paper when I choose to jot something down. However, since I became an entrepreneur I've had to do more in the way... Continue Reading →

Cover Design 101

Cover designer is one of those hats I didn’t expect to wear when I started Mirror World. At the time, I was fairly new to Photoshop and I’ve never considered myself to be an artist. But the most important part of designing a cover for a book is having a vision of what it should... Continue Reading →

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