Rachel Anderson has always had a way with words. With years of writing experience across a wide range of disciplines, she’s worked as a newspaper reporter, a copywriter, a television newscast producer, publicist and now, a marketing and public relations consultant. Among her first pieces of writing is the novel she wrote as a teenager—Secrets and Desires, which tells the story of identical twin girls separated at birth and later reunited when they are 17. Anderson originally dreamt of getting her novel published, but the exorbitant fees charged by publishers kept her back. Read more about Mother and Son Duo Help Teenagers Get Their Writing Published
For aspiring authors, getting their work published is a quest that can elicit as many goosebumps as reading a Stephen King novel.
Many dream of being the next J.K. Rowling, but realize after a few rejections that writing a happy ending is much easier than scoring one in real life. On the page, the writer controls their book’s plot from conflict to resolution. Off the page, outside forces in the form of literary agents and publishers are crucial to getting their novel in the hands of readers.
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