Guest Post: 6 Ways To Make Comp Titles Work For You by Jennifer Johnson-Blalock

I’m so thrilled to have another great guest post for you! Comparative titles are a major conundrum for many writers. How recent? How many? How perfect do they have to be? I get more questions about comp titles than many other topics–believe it or not. How can you make them work for you? Literary Agent Jennifer Johnson-Blalock tellsContinue reading “Guest Post: 6 Ways To Make Comp Titles Work For You by Jennifer Johnson-Blalock”

When You Start Comparing Yourself To Other Writers

The reality of pursuing anything you’re super passionate about is the jealousy that can pervade you. Writing is no exception. When you start comparing yourself to other writers, their books or book deals you’re going down a dark path. Here are my tips to avoid jealousy when it creeps in. WHEN YOU START COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERContinue reading “When You Start Comparing Yourself To Other Writers”

Don’t Compare Your Beginning To Someone Else’s Middle

Such a great quote and couldn’t be more relevant in book publishing–literally. Don’t let reading an amazing book stop you from starting yours. Don’t let your rough draft linger because it’s not good enough–that’s what editing is for. Don’t compare the beginning of your career to another writer’s middle.