Writing Tip Wednesday: Top Reasons Agents Stop Reading Submissions.

I subscribe to the Nelson Literary Agency newsletter. In the recent newletter I received, Kristin Nelson shared the top culprits for why an agent stops reading a submission. Kristin says if you say yes to any of the following questions it’s time for a revision! 1) Does your opening chapter begin with action, but then … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Top Reasons Agents Stop Reading Submissions.

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Hey bloggers! I apologize for the lack of blogging. I had trouble finding something nice to share. Hopefully this video will make you all think twice and connect with those who surround you. I have nothing against being glued to your devices. However, don’t you think it would be…

Review: Writing Children’s Fiction By Yvonne Coppard and Linda Newberry.

Synopsis from Goodreads: Full of both inspirational and practical advice, Writing Children’s Fiction: A Writers’ and Artists’ Companion is an essential guide to writing for some of the most difficult and demanding readers of all: children and young people. Part 1 explores the nature, history and challenges of children’s literature, and the amazing variety of … More Review: Writing Children’s Fiction By Yvonne Coppard and Linda Newberry.