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Blog: Twitter Pitch Mistakes

Tips on avoiding the twitter slush pile.

Author: AvaJae (@Ava_Jae)

Read it: http://avajae.blogspot.com/2014/12/top-5-twitter-pitch-mistakes.html

One-sentence summary: A former twitter pitcher and current assistant editor reflects on the top five pitch mistakes witnessed during the season of pitching. 76 more words

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Blog: The Dreaded 'S' Word

When you’re feeling low after your millionth rejection, this blog helps put the business in perspective.

Author: Feaky Snucker (Tamara Mataya)

Read it: http://feakysnucker.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-dreaded-s-word.html

One-sentence summary: 130 more words

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Hate Feeling Sick

Oh Goodness, I absolutely hate feeling ill.  I’ve been at it for the past few days, though I do have to say that yesterday was the worst. 372 more words


Update From a Slightly Less Terrified Author

For those that have been following my progress, I have news. About a month ago I left my agent – a most amicable parting – and decided to go it alone again. 1,051 more words


Writers: respect your reader, or risk this happening to your reputation.

Are you a writer? You are? Great! Then I’ve got news for you…

Do you edit your work? Or hire an editor instead? If you do one or both then listen up. 345 more words

Writer Advice

Aspiring Writers, don't do this when writing your next novel

When writing a book, make sure you think about this topic, because if you don’t, you risk alienating your readers.

I’m talking about preaching.

I’ve seen many talented writers hurt their cause by over-stressing their themes. 277 more words

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NaNoWriMo Day 12! 25k Down! 25k to go!

So, we’re 1/3 of the way (and some change) through NaNoWriMo! How is everyone feeling. I know that the week two blues probably set in for some of us, and I wanted to write this blog to let everyone know that it’s OKAY. 252 more words