Agent Interview with Jennifer Johnson-Blalock

Today I am interviewing Jennifer Johnson-Blalock of the Liza Dawson Agency. Jennifer joined the Liza Dawson Agency in 2015 after having worked as an agent's assistant at Trident Media Group and interning at LDA. Jennifer presents prescriptive and narrative nonfiction as well as memoirs. She is seeking writers with strong platforms with unique stories to ...

So Long, Summer Break

Tomorrow it's back to school--and ALL the meetings--for me, but I wanted to take a quick moment to recap everything that I've done with these last ten weeks of summer break. This summer, I have: signed with my amazing agent added some extra shiny to my first novel rewritten and revised 30,000 words of my ...

Things that inspire me: Office Edition

I love seeing where people write. It's probably linked to a serious guilty pleasure obsession of HGTV, but still. For #PitchWars participants have been posting their writing spaces using the #showusyourspace hashtag, which inspired this post, because my office is hands-down my favorite place in my house. It's where I write, where I read, and ...

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Writing the Synopsis First.

Okay, let's talk about the elephant in the room, shall we? Lots of authors hate summarizing their work and yet we have to do it all the time. Synopsis don't end at the querying stage after all. I used to belong firmly to that camp. Honestly, the synopsis for my first novel was probably the most ...

Browse Categories