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Women Writing About Women for Women

Literary agent Toni Lopopolo recently relocated her agency to the Central Coast and will be working with authors and prospective authors to help them craft tightly written fiction that is marketable. Ms Lopopolo held Executive Editor positions with Macmillan and … Continue reading

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Lopopolo Literary Agency Moves West

    Agent looking for writers with potential for series and/or subsequent books. Toni Lopopolo Literary Management has relocated its office from the East Coast to Santa Barbara. Founded in 1991, Toni Lopopolo Literary Management boasts an impressive 35+ years … Continue reading

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Bookcamp Intensive Nov 12 & 13 2011 Thousand Oaks

November 12 & 13, 2011 – Thousand Oaks We have set the dates for our next Fiction BootCamp Inensive writing program. See BootCamp page for details about our upcoming intensive. There are only four seats left for November, so early … Continue reading

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How our language changes–for the worst: that instead of who.

When did humans become “that?”  e.g  “He was the man that said those words.”   Whatever happened to “who?”   “He was the man who said those words.”  Was it “whom” that ruined “who?”.  Maybe it was “whom” who ruined it all.  We’re … Continue reading

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How our language changes .. for the worst: Walking on Eggs

The expression when I was growing up, was “walking on eggs”  i.e. how one had to be careful around a touchy person. “Whenever I talk to her, I feel like I have to walk on eggs.”  Meaning you have to be … Continue reading

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Beware of writing Swifties… a fate worse than…….

the Tom Swift series, published for boy readers 100 yrs ago, gave you terms such as “Fire! “Tom cried alarmingly”  That was then.  Today  readers are much more sophisticated. Avoid what I see over and over  e.g.  “no,” I said flatly.  … Continue reading

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Radio Interview with Toni Lopopolo

Toni Lopopolo Explains The Correct Way To Polish A Book To Publish  From Her Book Writing Bootcamps On 07.25.11, In July  2011, by Bill Frank Toni Lopopolo, literary agent, brings a book publishing resume that began in  1970 where she … Continue reading

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