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.
I’m a guest writer for Sean Taylor’s blog Bad Girls, Good Boys and Two-fisted Actions. It’s an essay about the publishing journey of most authors: Traditional publishing vs self-publishing vs waiting.
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?
When classic novels get harsh reviews, and even fake writers are chastised, your book will definitely have more than its share of criticism. Or to be more formal, haters gonna hate.
Despite the fact they distract readers, and sometimes break the suspension of disbelief, novels with blatant problems may still become best sellers.
Adverbs, the next twist on my ongoing backwards journey to learn to write after I wrote my adult science fiction book.
This emotional cheat sheet is based on the wheel chart, but it’s longer, with no misspells or duplicates, and in an easier-to-read format.
Writing can be tense and personal – or how I accidentally wrote a book in first person and present tense.