By Samantha Martin When it comes down to it, you have two choices with which to present information to your readers. The first is Scene. The second is Narrative Summary. In Scene, we follow characters through their experiences. Narrative Summary refers to a passage that recaps events that have taken place or are taking place … Continue reading Scene vs Narrative Summary: What’s the Difference?
By Kayla Hoyet So, you’ve finished your novel. It’s exciting to place that final piece of punctuation on the last page, isn’t it? You want to experience the immeasurable joy of seeing your latest literary masterpiece on the shelves at your favorite book store, but first--the dreaded querying process! Querying is an exciting time for … Continue reading Querying 101
By Samantha Martin Though it may sound surprising, Twitter is not just for wasting time. It’s a great social media tool filled with opportunities to network and learn. Whether you have ten followers or a thousand, here are four ways that writers can use Twitter. #MSWL Even if you’ve read an agent’s bio as well … Continue reading Four Ways Twitter Can Help Writers
By Catherine Matthews Have you ever woken up late, realizing that your day has already kind of started? When that jolt of panic shoots through you, it gets you up faster than any espresso ever could. It’s not a great way to begin your morning…but it’s an awesome way to begin your novel. You may … Continue reading Three Ways To Begin Your Story With A Bang