Getting Traditionally Published is War: Since signing the contract and sharing my success with my writing friends, I sort of have survivor's guilt.
Tonight I attended a Forum on Publishing, featuring author Emily Fridlund, her agent Nicole Aragi and editor Elisabeth Schmitz for her book History of Wolves. They talked through the very traditional process of her novel being acquired by agent and then by a publisher. While the editor and agent work strictly in literary fiction, which … Continue reading Forum on Publishing: Author, Agent, Editor
A friend of mine recently self-published her new novel ... but didn't know to look out for composition rules and didn't know why they should matter. So for all you writers, with no typesetting or design knowledge, here are some of the basics and why they're important.
Critical Editing Worksheet A novel is a biography on its characters and a historical, geographical, cultural outline of its universe. Is all the necessary information given to the readers? Download a PDF of this Worksheet INSTRUCTIONS While reading, highlight or take notes on the key facts Advanced: Differentiate between world-building facts, setting details, and character … Continue reading Studying a Novel like it’s a Textbook