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Tamela Hancock Murray joins us this week to talk about trends in Christian historical fiction. What's hot and what's not. What's on its way in, and what's on its way out. How do you, the readers, influence the trends that drive the market? We have an interesting discussion with top-notch literary agent Tamela Hancock Murray. She is well acquainted with what is selling in today's market and what isn't and maybe even why it isn't. This is a special peek behind the scenes for readers to see how publishers might decide on what to publish and what to pass on.
Tamela Hancock Marry has been interested in writing in one form or another all her life. She contributed to all of her school newspapers by writing articles and editing. During her time as a Capitol Hill intern, her duties included answering constituent correspondence. Working as a college intern for the Bureau of Public Affairs, Editorial Division of the U.S. Department of State, gave her the opportunity to write in a more journalistic style, including news briefs for the Secretary of State. She graduated with honors in Journalism from Lynchburg College in Virginia. An award-winning, bestselling author, Tamela has more than 20 fiction and nonfiction books to her credit, and has written for magazines and newspapers. She has discussed her work on radio and television.
After serving as a literary agent at Hartline Literary Agency for ten years, Tamela is now thrilled to be with The Steve Laube Agency! Her professional affiliations include American Christian Fiction Writers and The Christian Authors Network.
Tamela enjoys spending wonderful times with her husband and their two daughters, as well as extended family and friends.