#DVpit, 10 Things I Noticed

Yesterday, October 17, was #DVpit on Twitter for adult fiction and nonfiction books. "What's that?" Writers from diverse backgrounds pitched their completed, unpublished manuscript ideas in a tweet. Since it was an organized, publicized effort, agents checked the #DVpit feed on Twitter, looking for manuscripts they may be interested in reading---and hopefully representing. If an …

14 Marketing and Branding Tips I Learned at the RWA Writers Conference

This post--marketing and branding tips for writers--is part two of all the great things I learned while attending the Romance Writers of America 2018 annual conference. My previous post, part one, covered 12 Writing and Research Tips I Learned. Check. It. Out. But first, look at these 14 marketing and branding tips for writers. Sell swag or merchandise that …

9 Historical-Romance-Inspired Items (Not) to Wear to Your Next Staff Meeting

What would happen if you wore a regency-era accessory or piece of clothing in today's workplace? It would make things more interesting, wouldn't it? You would be the talk of your team, department, floor, or heck, maybe even the whole company. You could suddenly be catapulted from "Jill in Accounting" to "Jill in Accounting Who …