Wednesday, February 22, 2017

How Many Queries?

Authors share how many queries it took for them to sign with an agent.  

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Core Problem

To keep your readers' interest, your novel needs to contain a core problem they care about.

https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2017/01/24/the-single-largest-problem-of-most-first-time-novels/

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Scene Structure

How asking the right questions can create a powerful scene.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/scene-structure/#

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Villains

Everyone loves to read about villains, the badder the better.

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/write-better-villains-5-ways-get-mind-psychopath

Friday, February 17, 2017

Agent or Editor

Here are some hints to help you decide whether you should submit your manuscript to an agent or to an editor.  

Thursday, February 16, 2017

New Agency

On January 15, 2017, Lupine Grove opened to submissions of picture books through young adult novels.

https://www.lupinegrove.com/

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Conferences and Festivals

Here's a list for 2017 of writers' conferences and book festivals.

http://booklife.com/market/events/01/04/2017/writers-conferences-festivals-and-book-fairs-in-2017.html

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Great Endings

How to write a satisfying ending so you don't let your readers down.

https://killzoneblog.com/2017/01/a-checklist-for-writing-a-great-ending.html

Monday, February 13, 2017

Free Writing

Liberate your creative mind through the use of free or side writing.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/inspiring-power-freewriting