Sunday, September 25, 2016

Critique Partners

Why is it so important to have someone else read your work-in-progress?

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Show, Don't Tell

We've all heard the advice to show, don't tell, but how do you do that?

Friday, September 23, 2016

Large Book Advances

Even if you're one of the very few who gets a six-figure book deal, you might want to keep your day job.  

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Show, Don't Tell

Show, don't tell, doesn't mean you should never have narrative in your book.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Scene Lists

Whether you're a pantser or a plotter, a scene list will help keep your novel on track.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

First Page Tips

Here are five suggestions for writing a first page that will draw in your readers.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Pen Names

Here's why you might (or might not!) want to use a pen name for your writing.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Story Concept

Is the concept of your story strong enough to sustain an entire book?

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Understanding Voice

Everyone talks about the elusive voice, but what do they really mean?

Friday, September 16, 2016