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Writing With Quiet Hands by Paula Munier

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Chapter Fifteen

Agents and Other Oddities

“I wrote a book. It sucked. I wrote nine more books. They sucked, too. Meanwhile, I read every single thing I could find on publishing and writing, went to conferences, joined professional organizations, hooked up with fellow writers in critique groups, and didn’t give up. Then I wrote one more book.” —Beth Revis

You’ve written a story. You’ve polished and polished and polished. You’ve made writer friends and are part of a publishing community. You’ve done everything you can to prepare for the next hurdle: publishing your work.

This is where the real fun starts.

Consorting with the Frenemy

The good news is that there are many more publishing options for writers than there used to be. In the old days, ...

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