Are you tired of sending out submissions and
receiving that letter, "We don't accept unsolicited
manuscripts?" Or are you tired of reading it on
There is a way around those dreaded words.
Speak to an editor personally
at the Desert Dreams Writers Conference
April 27-29, 2012 in Scottsdale, AZ.
Several editors, including Rose Hilliard with
St. Martin's Press, will be taking appointments.
You can tell her about your completed manuscript
and, if interested, she'll tell you to send the whole
or partial for her to read. This allows you to put
"Requested Material" on the envelope.
Rose Hilliard handles romance, women's fiction,
young adult, and humor. Before St. Martin's she
worked at both Time Warner Book Group and Penguin's
New American Library. She is also the editor for
Much Cheaper Than Therapy's own Caris Roane,
author of Ascension. Her series features winged,
So how do you get one of the limited,
highly coveted appointments with
Register for the Desert Dreams Conference.
Appointment slots are filled on a first
registered, first paid, basis.
Details are available at
I'll tell you about other editors and agents attending our
conference in the weeks to come.