Agents and publishers get thousands of submissions each year and can’t possibly read them all with equal consideration.
Squashing Writers Block
If your writing isn’t going as well as you’d like, know that you’re not alone. Most writers, if not all, will experience times when their writing doesn’t “get done”.
The Um’s and Ah’s of Writing
Have you ever been excited to read a book, only to find you’ve read chapter one three times and you just can’t get into it? There are dozens of reasons the writing might not grab you, but it could be as simple as the writer including too many filler words. These words creep into all kinds of writing, and can trip up your reader. But they’re easy to fix once you know where to look for them, so keep reading to find out how…
When Can You Break The Rules In Writing?
If you’re a writer, you’ve probably come across conflicting philosophies on writing “rules”, especially if you’re ever sent your work out for feedback. Because, you probably got a mixed bag of suggestions. One reader’s favorite chapter of your book might be the one another reader suggests that you axe. Whether you’re a writer who strives …
Skip the Writers’ Learning Curve!
I wish I had a time machine because I’d go back ten years and give myself such great writing advice. I always knew I would write a book one day. I spent years writing the beginnings of books but never finished them. I finally sat down and drafted my first complete manuscript while on maternity …