Thursday, September 21, 2017


Voice isn't just important in fiction--nonfiction writing has voice, too.  

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Personalizing a Query

Making an agent query personal is more than getting the name right (though that helps a lot).

Tuesday, September 19, 2017


Sometimes the use of imagery in your description can add to your story, but sometimes it's just overkill.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Paths to Publication

There are many ways to achieve your dream of having a book out in the world.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Believable Characters

If your readers believe in your characters, you'll win them over.

Saturday, September 16, 2017


Use this handy cheat technique to take the pain out of writing your synopsis.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Picture Book Revision

Here are some common picture book problems and the solutions to them.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Do you need an agent?

How to decide if an having an agent is for you. (It IS for me!)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Time and Place

It's important to ground your young adult characters in a specific time and place.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Revise and Resubmit

What does it really mean when an agent or editor sends you a revise and resubmit request?