Saturday, January 21, 2017

When Your Agent Says, "No"

Your agent is not going to love every manuscript you send, so what should you do if it's a pass.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Slang and Jargon

The judicious use of slang and jargon will make your dialogue more authentic.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Communicating With Your Editor

To make the most of your author-editor relationship, you need to have good communication between the two of you.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Agent Search

Here are some questions to ask yourself as you begin your search for an agent.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Word Count Trackers

If you want to keep track of how many words you've written each day, there's software to help.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Don't Rush Revising

When it comes to revision, it's important to take your time.

Sunday, January 15, 2017


Your endings should make your readers say, "wow!"

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Editorial Letter

The first step after receiving an editorial letter is to take a deep breath.

Friday, January 13, 2017


Follow this checklist so you don't miss anyone in your acknowledgements pages.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Book Series

Writing a book series is more than simply having multiple books about the same characters.  \