Those who lack an appreciation for wit, humor (including the sub-genres of dry, smug, British, German [is there really such a thing?], stupid, childish, infantile, wise-cracking, dim-witted, bawdy, dull, and silly), and self-deprecation should read no further.


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Observations and musings about stuff by the founder and creator of the #ASAWL movement and website


May 9, 2018

A member of the literary community recently told me that concepts similar to the Authors Seeking Agents Wish List website launched but ultimately failed. 

I wasn't familiar with any of the names provided, but did research the sites for learning purposes.  In case you we...

May 5, 2018

I've been saying the query process is ineffective, broken, and outdated.  Today I received a tweet from someone asking whether and why an agent would use the Authors Seeking Agents Wish List website when, as the person put it, agents get so many responsive queries in t...

May 3, 2018

Thanks to the many who are weighing in, here is the updated list of genres for the website.  Authors will use these to identify their work.  Agents will be able to search these categories.  Don't see your genre?  Let me know.



May 2, 2018

I know many of you have questions about the ASAWL concept and me, its creator.  Allow me the opportunity to provide some answers:

Who are you, Buffalo telephone booth Raucous Writer Twitter person?

My profile picture is actually a bison, not a buffalo, and the phone boot...

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