I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not in any way spiritual or mystical. I’m also a pretty dedicated plotter, with some pantser allowances. But I’m always on the lookout for useful writing and plotting tools.… Read the post
September 15th, 2017
3 Steps for Using Tarot For Your Writing
October 26th, 2016
3 Reasons Your Manuscript Gets Rejected by Agents
I am a reader. Yes, I read books, but I mean an agent’s reader. I read requested manuscripts. I read your requested manuscript.
Readers are one of the secrets of the industry—most agents utilize them as there are simply too many manuscripts and not enough pairs of eyes.… Read the post
April 27th, 2016
Why Instagram Works for Writers
January 27th, 2016
Social Media Tips for Keeping your Sanity
If you’re anything like me, January isn’t so much a chance for resolutions and fresh starts as it is a reminder that now is no time to slack off. Things are still crazy!
For my part, I never make resolutions because I dislike it when I break them—but this January I did get really organized.… Read the post
You might remember a hullabaloo in August on Twitter called Pitch Wars. It’s a contest where writers submit queries to agented and published writers in the hopes of being taken on as a mentee. The contest is a terrific opportunity to get detailed, one-on-one coaching from an experienced writer, but the sheer number of people who enter and talk about it also provide an excellent opportunity for something entirely different: learning about how to present yourself online.… Read the post