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10 Query Tips from a Literary Assistant — Week of 7/25/2014

I’m a literary assistant at The Seymour Agency. Our agents, Mary Sue Seymour and Nicole Resciniti represent a range of genre: Christian/Inspirational, Fantasy/Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Women’s Lit, Romance. 686 more words


Inspiration For Writers

Apart from the much talked of “Writers’ Block”, there are many events that can send your writing schedule for a toss. You could face important tasks that you have put off, busy as you were with your writing. 205 more words

On Writing: Resources For Writers

Toddlers, Recovery, and a Block

Ay its Lei!

I’m currently babysitting a child, my knees up to toys, and…I just dodged a flying iPad. It’s not broken, thank goodness. The terrible twos, they call it, and boy are they right. 352 more words


"What do you do when can't write?"

You stare at the keyboard then glare at the screen. Your mind is a cavern with faded pictures you’ve long since etched into the walls. You can’t write. 486 more words



That’s it! Stick a fork in it, it’s done.

First draft of The Vanishing Villa is now officially complete! It’s ended up being much larger than I had intended, and has featured a huge period of writer’s block, but now it’s done! 27 more words


De-Stress Your Writing Life: Taking Control of Your Mindset (Part 2)

This year I’m blogging my book De-Stress Your Writing Life. You can read it for free on Creativity’s Workshop every Friday. In today’s post we continue the chapter… 1,161 more words


Why Do Writers Write About Writing?

FIrst, let’s talk about me. This is where I am living now:

Which pleases me to no end. I’m in a little place called Zdiar, Slovakia, perched on a hill with a rolling view of the High Tatras in front of me every day (at least when the rain and clouds don’t obscure them.) 659 more words