Writer Christina Hamlett: 3 Things I Know Now That I Wish I Knew Then

Christina Hamlett

Christina Hamlett has written 30 books, 146 stage plays, 5 optioned feature films and hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles and interviews. She’s also a professional ghostwriter and script consultant for stage and screen.

1. The agent works for you; you don’t work for the agent.

2. Always send exactly what an editor requests. Never make the assumption that if they request the first 10 pages, it’s okay to send 300 more.

3. Just because a plot works well in one medium doesn’t mean it will be a good fit in a different one.