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Guest Post: Rayne Hall on Publishing


by Rayne Hall

1. In the past, most authors worked for editors. Today, most editors work for authors.

2. Most books went from author to agent to publisher to distributor to bookseller to reader. 392 more words


Be active, not passive (and watch out for wild penguins)

Active sentences are great for business writing. They tend to be concise, direct, and personal. They’re how we usually speak.

But how do you know which sentences are active, and which are passive? 471 more words

Plain English

4 Things Publishers and Agents Want in a Writer

If you’re a new author, finding a publisher or literary agent to represent your writing is a frustrating, thankless, and even heartbreaking exercise. I know, I’ve been through it.   1,166 more words


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A no nonsense guide by Veronica :D

The Everyday Writer: Write the Book You Want to Read

Chuck Palahniuk’s writing tip #10:

“Write the book you want to read.”

I often dislike reading my writing. I feel self-conscious and hyper-critical. I project all kinds of weaknesses and flaws into my prose.

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Should You Write a Prologue and Epilogue?

Every story has a beginning, a middle and an end. There’s a finite order to this regardless of the order you write them in (some write their ends first: no one will ever know the difference, really). 704 more words

Meg Dowell

Writing Prompts pt. 81

  • Your character is accepted into an elite school that doesn’t allow dating. Everything is great until she meets a classmate who turns out to be her soul mate.
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