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Best of 2018 – Ten Overlooked Google Docs Features

This week is a vacation week for the vast majority of readers of this blog. As I do at this time every year, I’m going to republish some of the most popular post of 2018. Here’s one from January. Google Docs has a lot of feature...

Christmas Is in the Air, So Get Ready for Rejections

It’s holiday time, and guess what editors do this time of year?  They clean our their desks and send out rejections by the dozens—it’s the gift that keeps on giving! You’ve heard what people say about comedy coming from pain. That...

Forget a Dream Job, Let’s Talk Dream Company Culture

In university, I majored in Professional Writing. The classes in my major were small, with only about 25-35 students per class. There was lots of group work, so we got to know everyone pretty well. My classmates and professors knew me as a ...

Inside the Agent-Author Relationship

When you sign with an agent, you’re choosing a partner for your career—which means it’s important to choose carefully. We asked authors to share the best parts of their agent relationships, showing both what’s important and what’s...

Grand Finale: Two Strategies for Writing Great Story Endings

It’s the last day of NaNoWriMo and nearing the end of the year, which means many stories—both literal and figurative—are drawing to a close. Powerful, unexpected story endings will leave readers hungry for your next novel. Consider t...

The Key to Getting Published: Perseverance

As anyone who’s wrapping up National Novel Writing Month knows, perseverance is the key to conquering any writing challenge. Here, author Lisa Preston shares her experience leaning into perseverance and succeeding with a dash of luck. Thi...

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Publishing in non paying markets and anthologies

There are some great literary magazines and journals that don’t pay like A Public Space and Mid-American Review. Others as well. But most of the good ones do pay. That being said, I’m not opposed to submitting to smaller operati...

5 Considerations for Writing About Historical Figures in Fiction

Historical fiction author John Thorndike shares five considerations he’s learned to keep in mind while writing novels about historical figures. Not everyone from the past carries equal weight, notariety-wise. Some characters are far more ...

New Literary Agent Alert: Natalie Grazian of Martin Literary & Media Management

New literary agent alerts (with this spotlight featuring Natalie Grazian at Martin Literary & Media Management) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list....

4 Essential Steps to Making Your Protagonist Real, Even When They’re Nothing Like You

Writing your protagonist always requires deep thought and consideration, but crafting believable, realistic protagonists who are nothing like you presents unique challenges. Author Donna Levin offers four essential tips to help you work thr...

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