Stories that Change Us :: Jessica Kirkland {EP 42}




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Summary: <br> Meet Jessica:<br> Jessica Kirkland joined The Blythe Daniel Agency, Inc. as Marketing and Literary Agent in 2012. She acquires both fiction and non-fiction and has a strong command for helping authors with book development. Jessica thinks outside the box as a marketer, and her experience as a business owner has helped her to coach authors to brand themselves more effectively.<br> When Jessica isn’t helping authors write their books, she writes on her own website <a href="http://www.jessiekirkland.com/" target="_blank">http://www.jessiekirkland.com</a> where she writes about faith, family, culture, and all things Southern. Jessica lives in Texas with her husband, Robb, and 10-year-old triplets. She can be bribed with hugs and gluten-free cupcakes, and enjoys chatting with authors on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jessie-Kirkland-Literary-Agent-Marketing-Consultant/136018893222951?sk=photos" target="_blank">Facebook</a>.<br> <a href="http://declareconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/9.jpg"></a><br> What we chat about:<br> <br> * her bi-annual phone call blitz<br> * what exactly an agent does for a writer<br> * what to do when you see an agent (i.e. her) at a conference<br> * what to do if your book proposal initially gets rejected<br> <br> Where to find Jessica:<br> <a href="https://twitter.com/jessiefromtexas">twitter</a> :: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MyPlaceBeneaththePines">facebook</a> :: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/myplacebeneaththepines/">instagram</a><br> How to Listen to the Declare Conference Podcast:<br> 1. Listen on the blog. Go to <a title="declare conference" href="http://declareconference.com/blog" target="_blank">DeclareConference.com</a> and click the play button at the beginning of this post (on your computer. . .doesn’t work on smartphones).<br> 2. Listen on your smartphone, iPad or iPod Touch – There are a lot of great podcasting apps. Apple has a <a title="podcast app" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/podcasts/id525463029?mt=8" target="_blank">free one </a>in the app store, there is also one called <a title="downcast" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/downcast/id393858566?mt=8" target="_blank">Downcast.</a> It allows you to search for shows, subscribe to them and even speed up the audio.<br> 3. Subscribe to the Podcast – access the podcast in <a title="itunes declare conference" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-declare-conference/id867933809" target="_blank">iTunes (click here</a>). You can also search for it on your smartphone app (like the ones listed above) and subscribe.<br>