9 Story Openings To Avoid, Part 2 Kristin Nelson & Angie Hodapp continue their series on Nelson Agency blog. Your opening pages might be in trouble if… #2) Your novel opens with White Room Syndrome. In other words, you may have succeeded at putting at least one character on the page, and maybe some sort […]Read more "August Links"
This post was originally on my Live Journal but I thought I’d update it and post it here, because I’m kind of evangelical about the subject. The Tickler File, for anyone who wants to never lose a plane ticket or forget a bill again. It’s an old idea (I mean it’s about paper!) but it’s […]Read more "The Joy of Tickling"
The contest is closed, thanks for your interest. Watch this space for more contests in the future! Wow, time flies. We’re back around to Lucky 7th again! You want to win an ebook or paperback? Here’s your chance. How it works. I’ll post the list below, specifying if they are print or ebook. Enter a […]Read more "August Lucky 7th – contest now closed"
The number of books read as opposed to listen to is very lame, yes. But I have been reading something else for a project, that I can’t put on here. But I am still struggling with finding time and motivation and concentration – and not just for reading. ::sigh:: Audiobooks are helping though, and I […]Read more "July Books Post"
Links a little late this month. I hadn’t collected enough by last weekend! Writing Query Letters (or, how to be touched with a bargepole) K.J. Charles on query letters and why you’re probably overthinking them. Aspiring authors get pretty ground down by this stuff so herewith a few tips. Firstly, this is honestly not as […]Read more "July Links"