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by Loebeekay
03 Jun 2016, 08:02
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Author Salon - Reviews, Talk, Films
Replies: 70
Views: 33225

Re: Author Salon - Reviews, Talk, Films

Just dropping a note that four of the writers in this thread got contracts. One was a good independent press and the other three New York publishers including St. Martins and Harper Collins.

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by Loebeekay
30 Jun 2014, 02:57
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Author Salon Mission and Discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 9658

Re: Author Salon Mission Statement

Wasn't Wendy Eckel in the Algonkian program with Michael Neff before Author Salon?
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 01:28
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

"So I was excited when a colleague introduced me to Author Salon, a new initiative aimed at helping authors prepare to pitch and market their manuscripts. It is a win:win community wherein the author is able to hone their work, while agents and publishers can delve in knowing these writers have done...
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 01:26
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

"This is why I included the word "serious" in my post title: unlike the label "Author Salon" suggests, this website is NO day at the spa. I could immediately tell that the experts who put the concept together wanted to weed out writers who were not prepared to go the distance with their work. This p...
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 01:24
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

"Editors and agents know that by the time writers are sitting in front of them to pitch their work, the facilitators have slapped them into shape; they are ready. So this is an online version of a pitch conference – an ongoing one – but with many added features and in-depth analysis of each author's...
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 01:21
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

THE NATURE AND SCOPE OF CRITIQUE ON AUTHOR SALON Author Salon exists for all those aspiring authors who take their work and time seriously enough to engage in an ongoing and productive evolution of their manuscripts, as well as their prose craft, regardless of whether they intend to become publishe...
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 01:14
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

"And I’ve joined what is a promising venture, the on-line book clearinghouse Author Salon. The idea behind Author Salon, which debuted late last year, is to provide agents and editors information on strongly conceptualized and carefully vetted book projects. To have a project up on Author Salon requ...
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 01:13
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

THE PROJECT PROFILE ON THE AUTHOR SALON Your project profile at Algonkian Author Salon contains all the information about you and your novel, or nonfiction, an agent needs to know in order to take you seriously as a potential client. But just as importantly, it cajoles you into a process that will ...
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 01:10
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

"I've met friendly, creative, determined writers on this site. Their critique comments are well thought through and demonstrate how seriously they take the process and how much they have engaged with my work. Every genre is represented here: young adult, middle grade, fantasy, sci fi, narrative nonf...
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 01:07
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

THE ALGONKIAN AUTHOR SALON THIN SKIN TEST What type? To put it succinctly, writers who are serious about honing their prose and narrative skills, as well as evolving their current ms into a publishable ms. If this sounds like you, take time read the PROFILE GUIDE and CRITIQUE GUIDE before joining, ...
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 01:04
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

"Now that I told you what Author Salon is, I can tell you what it is not. It’s not a writing circle or review site for people who are tinkering with the idea of becoming writers. This is for serious work-to-publish authors. It’s for professionals; those who don’t follow the rules are shown the door....
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 01:00
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

The Ongoing Participation of Literary Agents at Algonkian Author Salon AAS has invited literary agents from quality agencies, and in various genres, to appear in AAS Author Connect pitch forums. If you think your project is ready, and at the appropriate time, you will post your (novel or NF) pitch....
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 00:54
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Re: Author Salon Reviews by Bloggers

"If the work isn’t ready, the writer takes additional feedback and keeps developing the material ... Easy? Not on your life, but this rigorous assessment is what differentiates AS from Yet Another Display Site. Also, you never upload your entire manuscript to the site and all of your work remains yo...
by Loebeekay
13 Aug 2012, 00:51
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers
Replies: 19
Views: 18425

Algonkian Author Salon Notes and Reviews by Bloggers

Posted here and below are several links and page excerpts from the Algonkian Author Salon, and below that, dialogue with a few of the writers. However, more unique and funky writer blather can be found here . Lo B. Kay - ;-) ___________________________ ABOUT THE ALGONKIAN AUTHOR SALON The Algonkian...

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