Wait! 5 Novel Editing Questions to Ask Before Your Book Is Actually Done!
In this post, Kris Spisak shares 5 novel editing questions to ask before any next steps in the publishing process, including "does your story have a strong narrative drive," "is your protagonist too passive," and more.
3 Ways to Make Your Nonfiction Article Pitch Stand Out
Here are three ways to make your nonfiction article pitch stand out and find more success as a freelance writer for magazines, websites, and other media that uses shorter nonfiction writing from an editor who's assigned articles in various media.
Why Do Literary Agents Take So Long to Respond to Submissions?
Why do literary agents take so long to respond to submissions from writers? Is it personal? Are there things writers can do to speed up the process? Find the answers here.
How to Get a Literary Agent: A Simple Two-Step Process
Guide to Literary Agents editor Robert Lee Brewer shares his simple two-step process on how to get a literary agent.
How to Hook a Literary Agent to Represent Writing and Get Published
Finding a literary agent is one thing, but the hard part is gaining representation. In this post, we share how to hook a literary agent to represent writing and get published by looking at the query letter, synopsis, book proposal, and sample pages.
How to Write Successful Queries for Any Genre of Writing
Learn how to write successful queries for any genre of writing. In this post, we look at what elements go into a query letter and 39 real examples of query letters that have worked for writers with commentary from their agents.