Mark Malatesta Interview with Story Consultant Leslie Lehr

Headshot photo of former literary agent Mark Malatesta wearing glasses

During this interview with former literary agent Mark Malatesta, prize-winning author, essayist, and Story Consultant Leslie Lehr discusses her work. This interview, available as text and audio (click here to listen to the audio recording) shares Leslie’s advice for authors of all genres. Leslie also explains which types of authors she’s most passionate about helping,…

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The new year is a great time to begin a new project, but which one?  If you’re lucky, you’ll have a lot of ideas. But you can’t write them all. Nor should you. Writing a story that stands the test of time has never been so important. Why? First, anyone can publish today. That means…

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