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Jan 20, 2020

The self-pub world prides itself on transparency. You want to know the ins and outs? They're happy to tell you all they know. But even self-pub authors have secrets. Join the Gatecrashers as they uncover what you're NOT going to hear from a self-pub author.

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at...


Jan 13, 2020

What's it like to be a published author? It can be a dream come true—and also a lot of stress. Here's are some things published authors deal with that they probably aren't going to mention in casual conversation.

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke. She brings 10+ years of...


Jan 6, 2020

What's it like to work with a traditional publisher? While they bring a lot to the table, there are some realities that can be surprising to first-time authors. 

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke. She brings 10+ years of experience.

Charis Crowe is a marketer and freelancer who...


Dec 30, 2019

The Gatecrashers share the ONE thing that is guaranteed to further your writing career in 2020. 

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke. She brings 10+ years of experience.

Charis Crowe is a marketer and freelancer who spent nearly ten years at the gates of publishing before deciding...


Dec 23, 2019

You dream of the day you can quit your full-time job and throw yourself into being an author, freelancer, indie publisher, or agent. But how do you know when it's time to pull the trigger? The Gatecrashers share their own experiences along with the best indications that you just might be on the eve of success and...