Wednesday, July 27, 2016


The difference between Instagram and Twitter is more than just pictures vs. words.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Big Five

This handy-dandy chart shows you all the imprints and divisions of the big five publishing companies.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Botched Beginnings

Here are some things to avoid in the opening pages of your novel.

Sunday, July 24, 2016


How do you decide to whom you should dedicate your book?

Getting Rejected Can Help Your Writing

Why you should aim for a hundred or more rejections a year.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Why Queries Are Rejected

Agent Janet Reid shares the reasons she rejected some queries.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Introverts and Conferences

With careful preparation, introverts can attend and benefit from conferences.

Thursday, July 21, 2016


If you have a flashback in your novel, it's better to not have it in your opening pages.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Words to Use Instead of "Very"

Rather than adding "very" to increase the impact of a word, try using some of these words instead.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Voice vs. Grammar

Sometimes you have to break grammatical rules to bring out your voice.