August 10th, 2010. It’s coming: the greatest online convention for writers of young adult fiction. And registration began yesterday. WriteOnCon is almost here. With the growing power of the internet and the strength of online writing communities, there has been a new direction for writing conventions and conferences. Yep, you guessed it: ONLINE.
How is a movie trailer like a query letter? Or, you may be asking what is a query letter? Quick answer: in the world of book publishing, you never submit your raw manuscript to an agent or editor. Instead, you send a query, which is a letter approximately one page long that details your novel. […]
Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 Noah Lukeman’s The First Five Pages is a well-known guide to writers that, rather than offer rules for “great writing”, lays out “ways to avoid bad writing.” Lukeman is a literary agent, so he knows all about the importance of hooking your reader in the opening pages of your […]
In no particular order, here are 13 blogs all novelists should add to their RSS feed. Whether you need updates on the world of publishing, info on writing a query letter, explanations of the ongoing Google settlement, you’ll find all that info in the following pages. Some are agents, some are editors, and all are […]