Plotting Fiction: has it all been done before? 5 ways to keep fiction fresh.

This infographic about Man Booker 2011 prize plots got me thinking. There are only x number of plots in fiction. Some have argued 7, some have argued 36, some have argued over 100. So how do you continue to keep it fresh? High concept: big plot ideas (THE LEFTOVERS, THE AGE OF MIRACLES) with traditional humanContinue reading “Plotting Fiction: has it all been done before? 5 ways to keep fiction fresh.”

New Year, New Agent Wishlist

A lot of fantastic querying writers out there have been visiting the blog and getting an idea for what I’m looking for through my blog pages and posts. It is always heart-warming for an agent to know that writers do their research. Last year I posted my wishlist and this year I’ve updated it for you.Continue reading “New Year, New Agent Wishlist”