Episode #029 Writing Romance and Effective Pitching with Author, Michelle Somers

This week, Vanessa and Kim chat about finding a literary agent and how to go about writing an effective query letter. Vanessa chats to romantic suspense author, Michelle Somers.

Michelle's heroes and heroines always get their happy ever after, but she’ll put them through one hell of a journey to get there. She’s a member of Romance Writers Australia and America, the Kiss of Death Mystery Suspense Group, Sisters in Crime and the Australian Crime Writers Association. And she’s the treasurer at Melbourne Romance Writer’s Guild. Michelle currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with her real life hero and three little heroes in the making.

In this episode Michelle covers pitching to editors at conferences, and how her successful pitch landed her an offer with Penguin Random House for her Lethal in Love series of books. She also shares some valuable tips and advice on writing romance and the importance of a supportive writing group.

You can connect with Michelle on her website, Facebook and Twitter.

You can find Michelle's books here.