Monthly Archives: January 2011

Reasons for a Rewrite: The Ugly Truth

Last week I was privileged to be a guest on Rachelle Gardner’s blog. In my post, “The Revision Decision,” I shared some questions writers might ask themselves before deciding whether or not to perform revisions requested by an agent, using … Continue reading

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Reality Check: Why We Write

Why do we write? I’ve seen this question posed on a number of blogs. Author Jody Hedlund listed four reasons we write in her post “WHY Do Writers Do It?” There‚Äôs always the chance we can make it big. We … Continue reading

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Your Story Sold! Next Step: Publishers Marketplace

Imagine you just received The Call. What? No whooping and hollering? C’mon, nobody’s looking, so there’s no need to hold back. Happy dance to your heart’s content. Your pets won’t tell tales, I promise. Although they might appear traumatized or … Continue reading

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