This is my first piece of commercial nonfiction published. In it, I show the progression of romantic relationships using rock climbing in the wild places of Idaho as a backdrop.
It is an example of narrative nonfiction.
I often tell excited prospective clients, particularly those who aspire to be traditionally published, that my superpower is being a buzz kill. This usually gets a laugh, but I'm only half joking.
This post with publishing statistics and advice from literary agents is not a sunshine and rainbows kind of post. It is, however, the kind of post that every aspiring author needs to read before investing time, energy, and money in a book project.