6 Ways You Can Know Your Characters Better

Do you ever get feedback from a beta reader, editor, or critique partner to the effect of: “Something is missing from what you (the writer) know about your characters versus what is showing up on the page.” Writers have a tendency to bring their characters to life in their heads before they come to lifeContinue reading “6 Ways You Can Know Your Characters Better”

Why Agents Edit

Among the many things we do for our clients it includes editing their work. Sure, the crux of our job is selling our authors’ books, but getting the projects to the point of selling involves anything from a light copy edit to complete overhauls. We all know there are so many layers to get published:Continue reading “Why Agents Edit”

“Stories fueled by intentions never reach their boiling point”: Writing advice from Bret Anthony Johnston

Do you write with a strict outline or a loose concept? While there’s no right or wrong answer there are pros and cons to each strategy. A strict outline can keep your thoughts on track and provide you with motivation even when writer’s block may hit. And a general concept might be too broad andContinue reading ““Stories fueled by intentions never reach their boiling point”: Writing advice from Bret Anthony Johnston”