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The Florida Writer Podcast

Welcome to The Florida Writer Podcast: A Discussion about Writing & Other Things brought to you by the Florida Writers Association. 

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Feb 9, 2019

Alec Shane majored in English at Brown University, a degree he put to immediate use by moving to Los Angeles after graduation to become a professional stunt man. Realizing that he prefers books to breakaway glass, he moved to New York City in 2008 to pursue a career in publishing. Alec quickly found a home at Writers House Literary Agency, where he continues to aggressively build his list.

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Alison Nissen Interviews Alec Shane, Agent at Writer's House

"If you haven't found the book you want to read that you should write it, however not everyone should be writing."  
Top five favorite movies: Rocky, Dumb and Dumber, Caddyshack, Braveheart, Jaws
4:08 Hunger Games
4:43 Publishing
6:17 Conferences
7:02 Advice for publishing
8:27 Next step after the pitch
10:25 Self Publishing
The next time stamps will be variable depending on editing.
12:27 Running into writers in New York
13:47 Rapid Fire