Rex Pickett has achieved what most budding writers will only dream of: an agent, a publisher, a best-selling novel, a movie… He’s also pretty blunt when he describes the trials of being a writer. That combination makes for some incredible insight and no nonsense advice about what it takes to really make it.
From getting your first agent to losing your first agent.
Everybody wave hello to ‘How I Got My First Agent’ – a new regular feature at Real Writers’ Guide.
The fact that Russell Blake has 21 novels to his name may not be unusual but, when you consider those tomes have all been released over 24 months, that figure becomes, well, downright strange.
“I’ll get up relatively early, have coffee and breakfast, and then hop on my treadmill desk and begin writing after answering emails and catching up on my social media stuff.
You’ve written a nice little zombie horror and, hey look, a handful of people have even bought it! Now’s the perfect time to get to work on that period romance that’s been rolling around your head.