Jeffe Kennedy
Fantasy. Power. Passion

Be Careful Pulling That Self-Pub Trigger

Posted Jun 23 2015 in , , , ,

I’m not usually the one to give self-publishing advice. That’s because, while I’ve done a bit of it – a couple of backlist books (Petals and Thorns and Negotiation) – I’ve put a lot more focus on the traditional path. There are a lot of reasons for that, which aren’t really pertinent to today’s point, […]

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How *Not* to Talk to an Agent

Posted Apr 7 2015 in ,

Recently I had occasion to research my agent’s Twitter feed, looking for a link he’d posted. Along the way I found a number of writers commenting on him not responding to their queries fast enough. Some of their tweets had a fairly terse and impatient tone. One was downright antagonistic. It truly gave me pause. […]

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How Not to Talk to Agents

Posted Feb 28 2014 in , , ,

Jackson loves to sit on the kitchen garbage can to supervise all food preparation. It’s his special stool. So funny. My lovely agent, the vivacious and Bookalicious Pam, keeps a Tumblr where she generously answers publishing questions. I amuse myself by reading through it. Not long ago, an aspiring writer asked her a question about […]

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Why Writers Shouldn’t Pay Attention to Pet Peeves and Cranky Lists

Posted Apr 9 2013 in , , , ,

The last week was so warm, everything is leafing out and the lilacs are budding. Today we’re wrestling with a storm that slid down from Alaska (gee, thanks, Alaska) and we’re to get a hard freeze tonight. Yeah, I’ll be out there this afternoon, making free with the blankets. I feel like lately I’ve been […]

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What to Do When Your Books Aren’t Anything

Posted Nov 15 2012 in , , ,

I’m over at the Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal blog today, talking about being a cross-genre write – and why my agent said my books aren’t anything.

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