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To Self-Publish or Not Self-Publish

I’m seeing more and more aspiring writers and future authors impatiently go the self-publishing route. I say “impatiently” because it indeed takes some time to go the traditional way, namely knocking on publisher’s doors and, often, getting rejected over and over again before something happens. 611 more words


Top 3 Ways to Get a Screenwriting Agent by Alejandro Manuel

Writing a screenplay is very rewarding. Even if nothing comes about from it you should still be proud of yourself. Getting one of your scripts made into a film can be one of the greatest feelings any writer can have. 455 more words

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Screenwriter Interview - Daisy Coulam

Daisy Coulam is a British screenwriter who has written for ‘EastEnders’ and ‘Casualty’ (BBC) and last year wrote the new hit ITV show ‘Grantchester’. Here she shares with Script Angel’s Hayley McKenzie her screenwriting journey. 1,366 more words


Get Your Manuscript Past the Gatekeeper #1: World Building

 Woo-hoo! As promised, here is the first of a running series of posts to help you “get past the gatekeeper” and have your submission read by the actual agent/editor you sent your baby to, and not just the intern. 858 more words

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Author spotlight interview-Thoraiya Dyer

Thank you for coming along to the blog today, Thoraiya and congratulations on your wonderful book deal with Tor US. I am so excited for you and as you know I’ve been a fan of your work for more than 10 years! 2,539 more words

A Writer's Life

Before You Get an Agent Build a Following by Richard P Nixon

Do you imagine the writing life to be sitting by the pool, sipping a margarita, listening to the birds chirp, relaxing, and your only worry is a paper cut you might get opening the envelope for the latest royalty check? 1,202 more words

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Agents, Authors, and Query Letters, Oh My!

This weekend, I went to the Oklahoma Writers’ Federation (OWFI) conference in Oklahoma City. It’s a good gathering of writers from all over – Kansas, Oklahoma (of course), Texas, and Arkansas (and I’m sure I’ve missed a few). 913 more words

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