Getting a Big Name Endorsement

Have you ever heard the expression, It's not what you know, but who you know? Having connections in life tends to open doors and gain the attention of others. As a writer, having endorsements from famous people or other well known writers opens doors. It gains the attention of agents and publishers. I remember pitching my very first book idea to an acquisition's editor at a writer's conference. I was scared to death. Fortunately, I had gotten to know the editor throughout the week socially, so some of the anxiety about our meeting had subsided. At the very least, him was [...]