Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes best-selling author ADAM MITZNER to the studio.
From Adam: I have always been interested in writing, and yet, oddly enough, never took any courses in college (or after) and actually never seriously tried to write until a few years ago. I showed a first draft of my work to a friend whose brother is an agent for cookbooks, and he suggested I retain a private editor.
Meeting him was the turning point. He was the first person who thought I had publishable talent, and working with him was like taking every creative writing course I missed in college. Of equal importance, when my first novel was finished, Ed hooked me up with my agent, Scott Miller of Trident Publishing. And, even though Scott is a superb agent, my first novel didn't sell. There was interest among a few houses, but no offers. So, back to the drawing board. For my next work I decided to try something different from a legal thriller, and I wrote a political one, focusing on the