Tagged: writing

Four Types of Terrible Query Letters 4

Four Types of Terrible Query Letters

The query letter is what is used to submit a piece of work to an agent in the book industry, and is one of the most difficult things a writer encounters (after writing the...

Till Death do us a Part 2

Till Death do us a Part

Welcome to Character Circus ~ where they like to let you think you are the one pulling strings. * {spoilers ahead; proceed with caution} Characters. Without them, can one imagine a story being told?...

Getting an Agent: Three Vital Steps 1

Getting an Agent: Three Vital Steps

I’d love to know about like…the usual process you have to go through to get a manuscript in order for sending off to an agent? One of the coolest things about young writers is...

I want your questions! 2

I want your questions!

Lovely readers, you may have noticed my brief absence from my usual slot on Saturdays where I babble on about publishing and books and being a professional at this writer thing. Part of this...

Publishing Strategies: Traditional Publishing 1

Publishing Strategies: Traditional Publishing

It’s been a while, but it’s time we take a moment to talk about what is probably the most popular method of publishing: traditional publishing. Traditional publishing is that which has brought us all...

The Editing Cycle #13 A Beginner’s Guide to Plot 0

The Editing Cycle #13 A Beginner’s Guide to Plot

  ‘The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.’ ~Ralph Waldo Emerson  A Desire to Plot Last week I was talking to a friend about...