September 11th, 2013

How to Start Your Novel

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By Chuck Sambuchino

medium_2429133381One of the most common reasons why agents and editors stop reading sample pages is simply that the story starts too slow. Gone are the days when a book could “get good on page 12.” We also can no longer compare our writing to classic works or even books written 30 years ago that started slow and found marketplace success.… Read the post

September 11th, 2013

Literary Terms Defined: The Uncommon and Common

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by Chuck Sambuchino

ThinkWorking for Writer's Digest Books, I come across a lot of literary terms -- both the common and uncommon.

Because it's healthy for writers of all levels to be familiar with terms they may come across in articles, conversations and contracts, here are some literary terms defined for your enjoyment.… Read the post


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