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The Great Cut: A Death to Darlings

This is my fourth post on novel revision. The goal: cut 50,000 words from my 172,000 word fantasy novel to make it a marketable piece of fiction. 600 more words

High Fantasy

On Agents...again

Mary Kole, freelance book editor and author of Writing Irresistible Kidlit: The Ultimate Guide to Crafting Fiction for Young Adult and Middle Grade Readers, blogged recently about an issue I’d not thought much about—should writers submit to literary agents who have previously rejected their work? 567 more words


#booksforwriters April 2017

The writer’s conference I attended last September offered several workshops on building a social media for writers and building a platform. It was all a bit overwhelming, and so I did what I always do when I’m confused. 776 more words

Foxy Writer Chick Talks Writer's Craft

Michigan Writing Workshop Event for Authors Hits Detroit

Mar. 25, 2017 (Novi, MI) — It’s not every day that hundreds of writers congregate in Novi. The area is known more for its flourishing population of sushi restaurants than budding J.K. 791 more words


Formatting and Submitting Your Manuscript

Formatting and Submitting Your Manuscript, by Chuck Sambuchino and the Editors of Writer’s Digest Books, is an invaluable reference tool for writers who are starting out in their career and are lost when it comes to the specifics of how their manuscript should look when they go to submit the work to an agent, publisher, or editor. 296 more words

Book Reviews

Creating a Writer's Platform

Creating a writer’s platform is a very engaging task. I have my facebook page set up and my Twitter feed going. This blog is the last and the most time consuming to get going. 240 more words

Writing Tips

Four Agents Seeking Queries Now!

Chuck Sambuchino, editor of the 2017 Guide to Literary Agents, announces four agents who are seeking manuscripts now.

2017 Guide to Literary Agents      2017 Writer’s Market Books… 2,373 more words
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