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How to Hook a Literary Agent to Represent Writing and Get Published

Finding a literary agent is one thing, but the hard part is gaining representation. In this post, we share how to hook a literary agent to represent writing and get published by looking at the query letter, synopsis, book proposal, and samp...

100 Common Publishing Terms

Here’s a list of 100 common publishing terms and their definitions, including the meanings of ARC, high concept, simultaneous submissions, and so much more. While we try to explain them as we go, we often drop common publishing terms on t...

How to Write Successful Queries for Any Genre of Writing

Learn how to write successful queries for any genre of writing by breaking down the query letter and supplying links to example queries that worked. Whether trying to hook a literary agent or editor at a book publishing company, writers nee...

Is Hybrid Publishing Right For You?

Are you a bit mystified with the book publishing process? Jennifer Scroggins, executive vice president of the hybrid press KiCam projects, explains what hybrid publishing can do for authors. Hybrid, or author-subsidized, publishing is the n...

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Why is it so hard to write happy character’s pov?

The only other girl I could say definitely liked me was Leah. She wasn’t as cute as Jessie, or Pam. Actually, It was hard to describe her face because it was mostly smile all the time. Just at the right moment, she had a stately, even a h...

5 Important Steps to Land Your First Job After Graduation

It seems unfair. You’ve worked hard throughout your university or college only to work hard to find that first job. It doesn’t even feel like those years of studying give you much of an advantage. So why did you work yourself so far int...

The Challenges of Getting Your Book Published

Self-publishing or traditional publishing? Author Robert McCaw has gotten his books published both ways and shares the pros and cons of each route. I’ve written several novels—mystery/thrillers set on the Big Island of Hawaii—featurin...

6 Elements of A Successful Author Website

Building your author website? Incorporate these six elements in your design to ensure its success. For all authors, new and experienced, a website is the most important element of a book marketing strategy. It is imperative that your websit...

Take Two: Ways to Submit Your Story to Hollywood

If you dream of your story being on the big screen, Script’s editor, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, gives you a peek inside the filmmaking industry and shares ways to submit your story to Hollywood. Click to tweet this article to your friends...

The 5 Toughest Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

If you find job interviews a) awkward, b) scary, c) stressful or d) all of the above, trust us – you’re not alone. After all, while you can take your time sprucing up your resume and crafting a killer cover letter, interviews literally ...

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