Ten Things Not To Tell An Editor / Agent At A Conference

Photo by William Picard

Photo by William Picard

  1. God gave me the story just the way it is and nothing in it should change.
  2. If you give me your phone number, I’ll call you when it is finished.
  3. I expect a six figure signing bonus.
  4. My mom said it was the best book she’s ever read.
  5. Don’t steal my story.
  6. Don’t make me go all “Shack” on you.
  7. I’ve never thought of myself as a hero, but I could tell you about my journey. (hero’s journey)
  8. This is the first in a ten book series.
  9. Here’s the full manuscript for you to read on the plane on your way home.
  10. My book is better than all of the drivel out there on the best seller list.

What crazy saying could you add to our list?


About Michelle Lim

Author Michelle Lim is the Brainstorming/Huddle Coach with My Book Therapy Press and the Midwest Zone Director for American Christian Fiction Writers. Michelle’s romantic suspense is represented by Karen Solem of Spencillhill Associates and has gained contest recognition in the Frasier, the Genesis, and the Phoenix Rattler, winning the Genesis in 2015 for her genre. Michelle writes devotionals for The Christian Pulse Online Magazine and Putting On The New. Since her nonfiction book release, Idea Sparking: How To Brainstorm Conflict In Your Novel, through public speaking and online chats Michelle helps writers discover the revolutionary power of brainstorming to bring new life to their stories.

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