In just one week, the Golden Heart® calls go out. For sixty or so authors, lives will change. I can attest to that. I lived that dream last year. Over the course of four months, I went from un-agented to sold. If you get that call next week, you want to have everything in place to take advantage of the opportunity. This includes your online presence. Why? Because if you get that call (and even if you don’t), agents are going to Google your name. Not all of them will, but last year, I had a few agents contact me through my website and invite me to submit. When you query, or when an agent requests your pages, he or she will check out your online presence. This is part of your platform. They want to see that you have…
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And I should probably post some kind of a recap. I will–in a few days. Right now all I want to do is crash. But I’ll leave you with this–a picture of the lovely Sara Megibow and me at the GH/Rita ceremony last night.
Qui ne risque rien n’a rien. My father-in-law was fond of repeating this saying to his children. It’s is the French equivalent of “nothing ventured, nothing gained,” but the literal translation is actually stronger than that. Literally translated, the saying means “he who risks nothing has nothing.” Think about it. He who risks nothing has nothing.
I got one today. Not THE call, but close enough. My Regency romance, A TALE OF TWO SISTERS is a Golden Heart® finalist. Poor lady from the RWA® who called me. I screamed in her ear. She might be deaf for a while.