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Jul 5, 2021

Each author's journey is a bit different. Meet Kaira Rouda. The bestselling novelist who self-published, genre-hopped, and worked with a few agents before finding her stride.

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

Charis Crowe is a marketer and...


Jun 28, 2021

You sign with an agent. They shop your book. Then they drop you. Is your book dead in the water? Are you "unpublishable"? The Gatecrashers discuss this unique listener-submitted situation.

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

Charis Crowe is a...


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...