Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Unusual Words

Add interest to your writing by using fun and different words.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Agent Offers

What do you do after an agent says, "Yes?"

Monday, July 21, 2014

Writing Dialogue

Remember that written dialogue is different than real speech.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Foreign Rights

Even if you have an agent, it's important to understand how the sale of foreign rights works.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Show Don't Tell

We've all heard this advice, but how do you write it?

Friday, July 18, 2014

Educational Materials

Having a teacher's guide for your book will help sell more copies.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Role of an Agent

Having an agent does not guarantee a book sale.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tween Voice

To capture the tween reader, your book needs to have an authentically tween voice.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Subtle Interiority

In addition to interior dialogue, you can inject emotion toward an outward object, place, or person via description or narration.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Query No-Nos

Keep your query letter professional by avoiding these no-nos.