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Lit Match

Lit Match

Hosted by: Abigail K. Perry

A podcast made to help writers find the best literary agent for their writing and business career.

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Inside Interview: Jeff Kinney, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and 5 Big Writing Takeaways and Assignments to Apply to Your WIP

The first episode in a new Author Interview + Writing Tips and Assignments series on LIT MATCH! In today’s episode, Abigail pulls one of her favorite interviews from her  her old podcast (pub. 2020) and revamps it for...
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Comparable Titles: What They Are, Why Writers Need Them, and How to Find (and Pitch!) Ones that are Irresistible

After writing a book comes publishing it, and to do so (or if you want to do it well), you need to know your target readers and the market. One of the most important tools a writer, literary agent, editor, and...
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First Chapters: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

We're back with the final episode!  Abigail sits down with certified editor and book coach Savannah Gilbo to discuss and analyze the first chapter of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS. This is a particularly...
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10 Unforgettable Writing (and Life!) Tips from My Favorite Author Presentation

Taking a different direction for this week’s episode, Abigail speaks directly to listeners about ten pieces of writing (and life!) tips she absorbed from what she considers her favorite in-person author...
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First Chapters: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

We're back with book six! Abigail sits down with certified editor and book coach Savannah Gilbo to discuss and analyze the first chapter of HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE. This is an extra special episode...
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First Chapters: Counterfeit (with Special Guests, Bestselling Author Kirstin Chen and Executive Editor Jessica Williams

Abigail sits down for a first chapter analysis of the bestselling and Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick, COUNTERFEIT. She takes a deep dive into the first chapter analysis—and she enthusiastically welcomes the author...
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First Chapters: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

We're back with book five! Abigail sits down with certified editor and book coach Savannah Gilbo to discuss and analyze the first chapter of HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX. Abigail and Savannah return with...
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Allison Hunter ON: What Makes a Great Beach Read, How to Use Comps, and Why Secrets are Imperative in Fiction

In today’s episode, Abigail sits down with another amazing Trellis Literary Management co-founder, Allison Hunter.  Allison is an expert in commercial fiction and shares exactly what she’s looking for in a manuscript...
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First Chapters: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

We're back with book four! Abigail sits down with certified editor and book coach Savannah Gilbo to discuss and analyze the first chapter of HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE. Abigail and Savannah return with a...
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How to Write a Query Letter (Part 3): Paragraph Three, the Author Bio (and Final Tips)

This is the third episode in a three-part series of episodes on how to write a query letter. Abigail teaches writers how to write the third (and final!) paragraph of the query letter, or the author bio.  Sometimes...
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How to Write a Query Letter (Part 2): Paragraph Two, the Blurb (or Back Cover Copy)

This is the second episode in a three-part series of episodes on how to write a query letter. In it, Abigail teaches writers how to write the second paragraph of the query letter, otherwise known as the blurb or back...
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How to Write a Query Letter (Part 1): Paragraph One, the Hook

In the first episode of a three-part series of episodes on how to write a query letter, Abigail teaches writers how to write the first paragraph of their query letter. To do this, she covers important elements...
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