I share a letter I wrote with advice for a college student aspiring to break into publishing.
In the quest to get published, here are a few places to avoid pitching your novel.
The New Year's Resolutions you need to succeed! (And actual helpful information after the sarcasm.)
Self-publishing burst onto the scene like every writer's fairy godmother. But when should - and shouldn't - you use it?
What do you do when your writing is turned down? Here are some tips!
Pitching a book is hard. So is pitching a softball. What can writers learn from athletes?
Never been to a writer's conference? Just want to improve your game? I've got you covered.
Every writer dreams of the fateful day when a publisher will say, “Yes! I want your book!” Unfortunately, that doesn’t happen very often if you don’t have an agent, especially with bigger publishers. But to get an agent, you need to impress one. And to impress one, you need a killer submission. And, unfortunately again, … Continue reading The Eight Most Common Submission Mistakes
So you want to be an author. Fantastic! Have I got the formula for you! (Warning: some satire ahead.)
Yeah, you saw that right. The title of this blog post: "I Don't Know How to Blog." I mean, I have pretty good self esteem, but I'm under no illusions that the world is dying to know what's happening in my life. So I took to the internet to figure out how to blog well. … Continue reading I Don’t Know How to Blog