From the Martin Literary Agency, agent Kate Folkers has just been added to the lineup. While interested in all kinds of subjects and genres, she’s actively seeking fresh novels, mysteries/thrillers, historical fiction, women’s fiction, entertaining chick lit and urban fantasy. Also accepting advance submissions, along with conducting workshops, award winning author/journalist Sylvia Mendoza will be with us and we’re lucky to have her. Though the deadline for submissions isn’t until Jan. 28, readers are beginning to sell out.
Already filled up is Jill Marr and Elizabeth Winick Rubinstein, with several other agents, editors and authors close behind. If you’re wanting vital one-on-one feedback on your work, now is the time to select an optional advance submission reader. If you need help selecting a reader, feel free to contact Michael for guidance via email or phone (yes, our phone system is working again!).
On the good muse front, conferee Claudia Whitsitt’s first novel, The Wrong Guy, is out March in e-book form from Echelon Press. The publisher has snapped up many SCWCers in recent years and has had quite a bit of success rolling out novels in digital form prior to print publication. Just another interesting new strategy in this ever-evolving digital age.
We’re still plugging in the schedule. More soon.