Wednesday, March 9, 2011 | By: Taffy

Quotes From LTUE

Spent many hours in this room:


"Deseret Book receives 2,000 unsolicited manuscripts a year; FOUR will get published. 300 manuscripts might be good." Lisa Mangum

"Surround yourself with knowledgeable people." Howard Tayler

"I don't know which is scarier: your book of the fact I use to live in the same house as you!" Dan Wells sister.

"Do blog tours!" Tracy Hickman

"A good writer offends half the readers because the book polarizes them." David Farland

"Word of mouth marketing is king. Make sure it has teeth!" Tracy Hickman

"Dilemmas make the reader sweat...deliciously." John Brown

"Keep your words soft and sweet because some day you might have to eat them." Tracy Hickman

Dan Wells: "I would chase you, but I work in my bed."

"Desuckify your book." Elana Johnson

7 comments:

Karen Dupaix said...

These are great! Thanks for sharing.

Canda said...

Great quotes. Love the one by Dan Well's sister :-*

Angie said...

Love those! What a great conference that was.

Rebecca said...

Thanks! I loved reading these!

Taffy said...

Thanks ladies!

Renae W. Mackley said...

Lisa's quote made me say, "Whoa". Reality check but not discouraging. I just have to dig in harder. Thanks.

Brad said...

Those are fun quotes. Thanks for sharing.