The Puppy in the Window – Be Irresistible to Literary Agents

Write Or Else

Day 4, Summer Writer’s Workshop.  My brain is seriously out of shape. I like to think I exercise it every day but clearly, I was wrong.  I make the hour-long commute from Humber College to home in a stupour – not the ideal state for freeway driving, let me just say.

I am going to focus on today’s lessons learned in lieu of today’s anxiety attacks (suffered by moi).  The anxiety attacks are neither educational nor are they particularly entertaining unless you’re watching them unfold firsthand.

The peeps at Humber seem genuinely interested in furthering not just our writing skills but our writing careers.  It’s lovely to drawl, “I’m a writer,” but to actually have people pay real live money for a published book is another matter.

So, having said that, we’ve had two days of sessions with literary agents – those intrepid souls who will likely be the first professionals to review a manuscript.  Your job as a…

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