Don't look now but 2014 is drawing to a close. With the slipping in of a crisp cold comes the inevitable end of another year.
Hello to all you writers! I hope 2014 is treating you well and you've been productive, even if that just means lots of brainstorming and reading.
As I began to sit down and again start submitting to agents for my fifth project, I had a thought. How do other writers do it? It dawned on me that although I’d heard often how writers crafted query letters, I was not sure their process for sending them out.
I’m sorry to tell you this but you may need to wait… Why writers need to be Buddha like in patience.
We’ve all read the success stories, seen the interviews where writers who succeeded in the publishing world very calmly, and with a small hint
of humor, patiently tell the interviewer, “No, actually this is not my first book...
I’m desperately seeking a reader who laughs in all the right places, finds my pacing perfect, my sense of humor witty, my elocution fresh...
Sometimes we have all the best intentions. Tell ourselves in three weeks I’m going to have the first three chapters written. But...
Your mother was right; there are just some people you can’t please...
As a writer, you know there is a lot involved. Folks who are not participants in the creative craft might only think of the words that are put by a writer to paper.
No—this is not the inquiring of a pervert. Really. The point behind the question is just how well do you know your character?