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  • Monthly Archives: January 2015

    From the Assistant Desk: Making Motivation Happen

    January 29, 2015
    Several of us at M&O took on fitness/athletic resolutions this January, as I’m sure many of you reading this did. I have to say it’s been pretty exciting – two of us are taking on a half marathon, another is kicking butt with the new PiYo craze, and another is a regular at spinning classes READ MORE

    Moving Past Rejection

    January 23, 2015
    The R word. It’s not one anyone likes to hear, whether you are an author, an agent, or an editor. As an author out on submission you will likely receive rejections at some point when you’re querying agents. You might get a form rejection (that’s personalized and signed by the agent or a general one), READ MORE

    Six Simple Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Writing Group

    January 16, 2015
    So you read last week's blog post about New Year's resolutions for writers and have joined or started a writing group. Awesome! Of course, you want to take advantage of the benefits of being in a writer's group and really polish those writing skills. Here are some simple tips to help you focus your time READ MORE

    7 New Year’s Resolutions for Authors

    January 8, 2015
    The beginning of the new year is a great time to set new goals and create new habits.  With everyone's new year's resolutions already underway (Good luck finding an open treadmill at the gym!), the McIntosh & Otis staff got together to brainstorm a few new year's resolutions that we think authors should make this READ MORE