Tag: literary agents

A Mind-Blowing Announcement &#..

by Ari Augustine Posted January 25, 2018 in Blog, Home / 0 Comments
A Mind-Blowing Announcement — OMG, We're Over The Moon!

♥♥♥ Happy Thursday, Lovely Readers! ♥♥♥ As the weekend rushes to greet us, I cannot help, but freak out. This week I became co-founder of CraftQuest, a YouTube webinar series for writers, with Maria from Crafting Your Novel. We knocked our brains together to create our equivalent version of The View for kickass writers. Our motto? Seriously […]

Rejection Letter #6

by Ari Augustine Posted September 21, 2017 in #Writing, Blog, Home / 0 Comments
Rejection Letter #6

It’s a strange experience when I speak to non-writers about receiving rejection letters. To the outside world, hearing nothing at all is the greatest of news. Inside a writer’s world, it’s silent code for “no, we are not interested in your work.” Which, if I’m being honest, stings a little. No one likes being ignored […]

Rejection Letter #5

by Ari Augustine Posted August 21, 2017 in #Writing, Blog, Home / 3 Comments

If there is one consistent factor when it comes to querying, it’s the waiting game. It can take anywhere from weeks to months before you hear anything back. The phrase “No news is good news” is no longer a comfort. In the writing world, no news is the most commonly expressed NO. Two months ago, I […]

A 'Wicked' Q&A ..

by Ari Augustine Posted August 11, 2017 in Author Q&A / 0 Comments
A 'Wicked' Q&A With Author Lana Popovic

Lana Popovic’s debut novel, Wicked Like A Wildfire, is set to release August 15th, 2017. It’s published through Harper Collins/Tegen books. Before becoming an author, Lana attended Yale University for psychology and literature. She studied law at Boston University. She is a graduate of  Emerson college Publishing and Writing program and is a literary agent […]

To Whom It May Concern: I'..

by Ari Augustine Posted February 18, 2017 in Blog / 0 Comments
To Whom It May Concern: I'm Terrible At Query Letters.

Maybe it’s all in my head. I recall a conversation with a friend in high school. She suggested I turn my poems into songs because, according to her, “that’d be cool.” I disagreed with her, attempting to explain all the reasons why my poems couldn’t be songs or why songs aren’t considered poems. In hindsight, […]