Author Archives: Joey@IdeaJones

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

My mom used to say, “We’re on each other’s minds a lot less often than we think we are. While you’re worried about what people think of you, they’re worried about what other people think of THEM.” Mom was so … Continue reading

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#QueryRoad: Rejections Come In Flavors

As we learn the fine art of querying a novel to agents, there are a few things that are becoming clear. One is that rejection comes in flavors, like ice cream (I know, you probably think getting a rejection is … Continue reading

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#QueryRoad

The query letter has to be as good as the book. Maybe better. Something I’ve learned while searching for an agent: writing the book may be the easy part. Here I thought all that time spent mumbling to myself, scratching … Continue reading

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Into the Twitter(pitch)verse: The Basics

There are opportunities to get your project in front of agents and editors, and, I’m learning, ways to do it (and not do it). Twitter pitch contests — I’m no expert. I’m experimenting and figuring it out. But it’s a … Continue reading

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Into The Twitter(pitch)verse

More on Twitter pitch events… Da Etiquette I’m not an expert, just another writer trying to navigate the jungle of getting and agent and getting published. In that quest, I’ve been finding my way through Twitter Pitch Valley, and in … Continue reading

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