Show vs. Tell: Overexplaining and hand-holding are not the words I want to hear from you.
The dedicated people who reply to Science Fiction queries are members of an exclusive elite squad known as literary agents. These are their stories.
Analysis of tweets from agents that specifically rejected queries due to word count.
The elusive literary agent: who they are, what genres they prefer, and what does it take for them to love me. Okay, maybe not the latter.
Show, don’t tell is the number one rule of writing. Seriously, how often you do stuff without knowing the number one rule of it?
Despite the fact they distract readers, and sometimes break the suspension of disbelief, novels with blatant problems may still become best sellers.
Writing can be tense and personal – or how I accidentally wrote a book in first person and present tense.