On Crushing Writers’ Dreams

No one prepared me for how bad I would feel potentially crushing writers' dreams by rejecting their query letters.


Don’t Give Up Querying. However…

Gaining that coveted title of "author" takes hard work. However, here is what some writers fail to consider.


5 Mistakes that Kill Your First Chapter

If you find agents and editors are not asking to look further than your first chapter, check it for these issues.


How to Pitch Your Book in 280 Characters or Less

Five examples of well-written pitches and five things I look for in a Twitter pitch.


How to Write an Attractive Query Letter

This one little page of information is as crucial as the thousands of words you spent months painstakingly crafting.


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Publishing is a business; writing is an art. Sometimes they work together, and sometimes they don't. But not being published doesn't invalidate the act of creativity. So, writers, remember: publishing is not a metric for the worth of your art, or the time you spent creating it.

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