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Mar 8, 2021

How do you figure out what kind of people are reading your books? The Gatecrashers have some ideas.

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 ten years at the gates of publishing before deciding...


Mar 1, 2021

What do book editors REALLY think? We asked them. Hear the things that editors wish they could tell their authors (but can't) in this episode of The Gatecrashers Podcast. 

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

Charis Crowe is a marketer and...


Jul 13, 2020

Former Tor Executive Editor Diana Gill talks about what causes a publisher to choose one debut novelist over another.

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 ten years at the gates of...


Jun 29, 2020

It seems that everyone has an idea for a children's book, but does that mean that everyone should pursue children's publishing? The Gatecrashers weigh in on the complexly unique world of kids literature.

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

Charis...


May 11, 2020

You can't judge a book by its cover ... or can you? The Gatecrashers discuss the book cover art process for both traditional and self publishing.

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...