by Barbara Linn Probst
I attended an online workshop this winter where I heard Cuban-American writer Ana Menéndez make the intriguing statement: "Endings, like hemlines and male facial hair, are subject to trends." Ana noted that, personally, she knows a story's ending before she begins, although she doesn't always know how she’ll get there.… Read the post
By Margie Lawson and Tiffany Lawson Inman
A big lovey Thank You to Laura Drake for inviting us back to WITS. Surprise! It’s a mother-daughter duo blog!
What happens to characters when they are in a high emotion scene? They experience emotion. … Read the post
Back on New Year's Day, many of you might have vowed to take your craft more seriously in 2012...before the world ends, of course. This resolution likely means more conferences and many, many more queries.
For those of you who have submitted before, ever wonder how an agent can ask for the first 20 pages and still reject our book?… Read the post