Hi everyone, how are you all? Lots of things have been happening in the past fortnight writing wise that I would love to share with you. The lovely Julie Israel and I swapped query letter synopsis’. She did a wonderful critique which really helped me a lot. She has a great blog and if you … More A Writerly Update 4.
Her wolf stared at her. She could feel his eyes burning into her, could feel his worry under her skin. She ignored him, staring up at the moon. She sat on the edge of the cliff, legs scrunched up to her chest, wondering how long they would let her sit this time. The howls rung … More Flash Fiction: Skin (349 words)
Originally posted on The Write Niche:
Your phone chimes with that special notification that alerts you an agent has responded to one of your queries. (What? You don’t have an email account set up JUST for agent responses? You should! Just a tidbit: Did you know that there are many agencies that will boot out emails as…
*So sorry that this is a day late, but better late than never, right? The first novel you write may never get published. That’s hard news to hear for those of you out there working on your first novel, I mean, you put so much effort into writing that novel, months or years of hard … More (A late) Writing Tip Wednesday: Practice Manuscripts.
Welcome to this week’s Spotlight Sunday, where I shine the light on an Australian book I think deserves to be read. Today I am shining the spotlight on Jessica Shrivington’s YA novel, ‘Between the Lives.’ It is the eleventh book I have read for the Australian Women Writers Challenge. Synopsis from Goodreads: Above all else, … More Spotlight Sunday: Review ‘Between the Lives’ by Jessica Shirvington. AWW13
Hi everyone, how are you all? My writing has kept me busy over the past fortnight, and for anyone interested, here’s what I’ve been up to: I am almost half way through the final draft of the first book in my YA epic fantasy trilogy. I thought I had already done the final draft and … More A Writerly Update 3.
Hi Everyone, I just updated my open submission page. There are now 9 opportunities for you to send your work to, including new flash fiction and anthology opportunities. You can check it out here Good luck with all your submissions, and happy writing 🙂
One of the things we need to be aware of as writers is word counts. Books for different ages and genres have different word counts and I think it important to be aware of what those general word counts are. Over at Writers Digest Chuck Sambuchino has complied a definitive list of word counts for … More Writing Tip Wednesday: A Word On Word Counts.
Originally posted on The Escapades:
by Kate that I decided to compile all the book memes I’ve seen in the last month or so that made me laugh. Enjoy!
Originally posted on Aussie Writers:
Are you a writer = check Do you write Young Adult or New Adult Fiction= check Do you have a complete, polished manuscript = check Want a chance to get your pitch in front of multiple editors = check Join the Aussie Owned Team for Pitcharama—a pitch contest with eight…