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May 10, 2021

Ask an editor what type of project they want to see, and they'll be vague and unsure. But ask them what type of book projects they're tired of seeing, and they could write you an entire bulleted list. Listen in as the Gatecrashers share exactly what's on those bulleted lists. These are the projects that...


May 3, 2021

Receiving a one-star book review can feel like someone just called your baby "ugly." Still, it's something every author needs to navigate. The Gatecrashers discuss how authors can learn to rise above the one-star and negative reviews and come out unscathed.

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


Apr 26, 2021

Type B authors tend to be easygoing, go-with-the-flow people. While these traits serve them well in book publishing, they can also cause problems.

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke, where she has agented since 2009.

Charis Crowe is a marketer and freelancer who spent nearly...


Apr 19, 2021

Type A authors are go-getters who aren't afraid of conflict and push for what they want. While these traits serve them well in book publishing, they can also cause problems.

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke, where she has agented since 2009.

Charis Crowe is a marketer and...


Apr 12, 2021

Is it ok to cosplay? Is it ok to wear jeans and a t-shirt if it fits your brand? Is it better to dress up or down? The Gatecrashers discuss book publishing's unspoken dress code.

Amanda Luedeke is literary agent and Vice President at MacGregor & Luedeke, where she has agented since 2009.

Charis Crowe is a marketer and...