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Lit agent Angie Hodapp: “When we get a query that says, ‘People who read this book will learn…’ or ‘The theme of my book is…,’ it’s kind of a red […]
Answer: Sure, if your goal is to watch the wreckage of your career go down in flames before having a chance at life. Amazon has MILLIONS of books. […]
Don’t sell your story by telling it. Sell it by creating a question in readers’ minds, then refusing to answer any questions but simply pointing to where they can buy the book- they’ll know that’s the only way to satisfy their curiosity, and the sales will follow.
I recently fielded the following question: Do thrillers have a more limited story structure than other genres? I thought it was an interesting question, so thought you might […]
Writers are fond of finding exceptions. It’s part of who we are, I guess. I mean, if we were people who liked following rules we’d already be in a more […]
Finding fans is hard work, so I wrote a flash-fiction piece to embody it. Enjoy, and if you feel like posting one of your own, feel free! Just remember that […]
I’ve been scarce on social media (including this site) as of late… building up my identity as a Western Romance writer has been much more time-consuming than I thought it […]
So you wanna be a writing success? Then let’s just dive right into the nitty-gritty, shall we? And no, I’m not talking about the “writing” part. The top 1% […]
There are a lot of articles across the interweb (and if it’s on your computer, it must be true!) about which is better – traditional publishing or epublishing. Oddly, […]