Breaking down friend and fellow author Kate Strawther's successful letter for four essential elements of query writing!
Kicking off a new blog series on the submission pieces you need for the perfect query, strategy and next steps!
I spent most of the month taking a break after finishing the new draft of 700 Main. And it was brutal! I did enjoy a good bit of reading, got some great feedback from beta readers, and began the glorious task of copy editing.
Yes, I can tell a story in 100K words, but I really admire those poets and songwriters who can do it in 20 to 200. Here are a few of my favorites...
I know it sounds crazy... But writing the climax of your novel first may make your draft that much better!
Do you ever have one of those months where you feel like you've accomplished nothing? That's how I felt when I started working on this blog. Boy, was I wrong!
Burnout is bound to happen, and the most important thing to remember is YOU ARE NOT ALONE. But understanding the what, why, how of burnout can help to formulate a plan to treat and recover.
If you could choose your ideal writing superpower, what would it be? In this blog, I break down seven of my favorite novels and an aspect from each that I wish I could master.
As a thank you for everyone's support, I am sharing the brand new first chapter of 700 Main.
Setting has always been something I've struggled with - or even forgotten - to include. But these new thesauruses have everything you need to spice up your story!