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Insights on Revision from Successful Authors
If you are revising a book, don’t miss this series of author interviews.
Margot Atwell: How to Bust Up Your Writer’s Block (Part 1)
If writer’s block is a problem, here are some suggestions to get your work flowing again.
Follow Agent Vickie Motter’s Excellent Blog
If you are interested in finding an agent, first realize that the field is highly competitive and it may take a while.
In 2012 I attended a number of writer’s conferences and focused on the presentations of agents. I haven’t queried any of them yet, because my current novel wasn’t quite ready, but I gathered information, and even read for one in a session at Pike’s Peak. Pitch sessions, one-on-one critiques and group readings are all good ways to meet agents at conferences. So are casual conversations at parties and even meals at those big round tables.
You don’t have to attend a conference to find out more about an agent that interests you, though. More and more of the ones who are interested in finding new talent are sharing tips and submission instructions through their blogs.
Here is a blog I came across this morning from a suggestion on my Twitter page.
How to Get the Most Out of Your First Writer’s Conference: Advice from an Agent
If you are planning to attend a writer’s conference this winter, read this advice from agent Gemma Cooper.
Notes from the Slushpile: Writing conferences: Everyone has a first one! Agents included….
NaNoWriMo Tips | WritersDigest.com
Check out a collection of terrific free downloads to help you write your book, whether or not you are participating in NaNoWriMo, you will find some treasures here.
NaNoWriMo Hints Every Day on the WritersDigest.com Blog
Make your Nanowrimo experience richer! Watch for great writing advice on this blog every day from November 1 -30! You can also download a file of free hints.
The No. 1 Tip of Successful Writers | WritersDigest.com
Here’s the most important tip for all writers at every level. Can you guess what it is?