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Here’s How I Got My Agent

For years I loved reading agent success stories. It’s an honor and delight to share my own. Here’s the story of how I connected with Erica Bauman of Zachary Shuster Harmsworth. (And a little advice to those in the query trenches.)

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I Am Here: A Mantra for Yoga, Writing and Life

One of my wonderful yoga teachers gently encouraged the class to develop a mantra along with the breath. She suggested I am strong. That didn’t resonate with me. I didn’t feel strong at the time. I wobbled and ached and dropped to my knees and lost my breath and focus. But I was there. I got to class. I got onto my mat.

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About Maria

Maria Mora is Content Director at Big Sea in St. Petersburg, Florida. She’s been working and writing on the web since 2002 after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in English at the University of Florida. Maria’s articles on topics such as parenting, feminism and conservation have been featured at SheKnows, Cafe Mom, Azula, and Yahoo Parenting.

Maria is the single mom of two boys, and she shares her home with two Muppet-shaped rescue dogs. She loves high stakes, swoony romance, and rooting for the underdog. She will write for stickers.

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