So you're ready to hit submit and send off your manuscript to an agent or editor - congratulations! You deserve a celebration - one that probably includes a trip somewhere and a shopping spree at your favourite bookstore. But before you hit that button and pop open the bubbly, there are a few things you … Continue reading Top 10 Things to Know Before You Submit
Summarizing Your Novel More often than not you will be requested to send through a synopsis (or summary) of your novel with your query letter when you approach agents and editors. They may also request all or part of your manuscript, as well. It is important to understand that a synopsis or summary is not … Continue reading Step-By-Step Guide to Writing a Synopsis
How to Write A Query Letter, by Author L.J. Savage. Tame your query letter in 4 clear, and guided steps. Goals for each step included!
For today's writer, there's a huge emphasis placed on avoiding the use of passive voice and adverbs. While well-meaning it can often become a red herring for the editing process and outright distraction for the creative process. Line by line writers find themselves mentally punished for allowing words to pour onto the page. Writing and … Continue reading A Daily Practice To Drastically Improve Sentences
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