Writing Contests for Christian Adult fiction
GLA: How did you become an agent?
KS: After twelve years with Harvest House Publishers—first in the Sales Department then Editorial—I found that the one thing that really got my heart pumping was discovering a first-time author who possessed the raw talent to compete with established authors already in print. My imagination would sprint from “never heard of you” to “published success” in less time that it took to nuke my lunch in the microwave. From manuscript submission to contract, edit to advance copy, I could see it unfolding in my mind’s eye.
As time went on, I was directly involved with the discovery of several new authors for Harvest House who collectively sold upwards of 750, 000 copies, some receiving nominations, awards, and PW star ratings. Becoming an agent seemed the likely progression when a portion of HH’s workforce was laid off in January 2009. I was then free to launch Living Word Literary Agency and step into my dream job.
GLA: How long can the process take from being signed by an agent to receiving a book deal from a publisher?
KS: With layoffs still occurring, there are fewer employees to bear the workload, which includes people who review submissions. This means a longer waiting period for agents and their authors to receive word. It is taking anywhere between three to twelve months to get a definitive answer regarding a project. Patience and faith in your work will serve you well in this uncertain climate of change.
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The will i recieved was typed the only writing were the two witness signitures. this was in milwaukee wi her b...
Generally, if there was a life insurance policy, the beneficiary would receive the proceeds from the policy outside of the will.
The house might also pass to a "joint tenant" outside of the will.
The will is not likely valid under Wisconsin law, because it does not appear to be signed by the deceased or signed by another at her direction IN ADDITION to the two witnesses.
But, inasmuch as there does not appear to be much worth fighting over, you may want to discuss the matter with a friendly attorney who will not charge you for some free advice, before proceeding.
What is the statute of limitations in Milwaukee WI for contesting?
I am not seeking money, even though it would help since I am homeless and she lives high on the hog. I only want justice. The money can go to the person who answers the question correctly for all I care. I just want to know.
the will is the statute of limitations because it is the desire of the deceased and has no emotion of who needs what more. If the deceased put in their will that you or her would receive what funds then, by law, it would be done