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Marisa Corvisiero
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Literary Agent and Consultant, and Attorney in NYC, USA
Literary Agent and Consultant, and Attorney in NYC, USA

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Calling all AUTHORS: Announcing my new Writing Day Workshop on “How to Get Published” - a full day writing event in Kansas City, MO, on March 25, 2017. Join me, other Top Agents, and fabulous authors! Network, Learn, Prepare your Work, and get in the right Mindset to Success! http://bit.ly/2g1ue6C

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Fantastic new release by LP Dover. Check it out folks. :)

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Tunnels End. A #holdOnToTheLight  Post by @darinkennedy. Mental wellness and a good mindset are essential for happiness and success. Take care of yourself and ask for help if you can't hold on to the light. #hugs  

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Authors Don't query multiple agents on the same e-mail... unless you want to be rejected and enjoy wasting your time. 

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Oops, It's Happened Again
Once in a while literary agents get an e-mail, sometimes a promising one, submitting a query package for consideration that has several agents copied on the same e-mail. This is a mudsling in the Publishing Industry. It is a faux pas. I don't know how to be...

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Writing dialogue can be tricky. When experts are telling you to not use the word 'said' to describe who is speaking, it makes it even more cumbersome. This blog post describes why I think finding the right balance is more important than the trend to vanish the use of 'said'. 

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Should You Use The Word 'Said' When Writing Dialogue?
“Teachers! Please Do Not Make Your
Students Use Synonyms for Said,” I Blurted, is the name of this very true article by Gabriel Roth I
just read. I say it's true because my twins are also in 4th grade and they have
also been told to avoid using the word 'sa...

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FREE CONTEST! I'm the judge be sure to enter before ASAP. 

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20th Free “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest: Romance and Romantic New Adult Fiction
I am currently the Judge for Chuck Sambuchino's "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest. This is his 20th contest, and the second time that I'm judging for him. Chuck is an amazing teacher, speaker, editor at Writer's Digest, and a successful author with THREE new books...
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