Literary Agents participated in a Page-1 Critique Panel at a recent writers' conference. Anonymous submissions got brutally honest feedback, as writers learned about this all important process. Here's some of what the literary agents said.
As you're preparing for your time at a writers' conference, take a moment to consider the 5 C's of your Novel Pitch!
A writers' conference can be intimidating, especially for those of us who have yet to publish our work. But it's well worth your time to maximize your experience. With that in mind, here are some Do's & Don'ts for attending a writers' conference.
Archetypes are recurring patterns (plot structures, symbols, character types, themes) that occur in mythology, religion, and stories across cultures and time periods. They embody universal meanings and basic human experiences and can evoke unconscious responses in a reader. For writers, archetypes are tools to employ that can deepen a reader's understanding and emotional connection to a character … Continue reading 10 Hero-Character Archetypes
So. A few days ago my friend Mark (check out his blog: makinghismark) turned me on to a recent NPR interview with John Grisham. In my friend's words, "it's motivating." See, Mark and I are both aspiring fiction writers, so when he described the interview, I knew it was something I had to check out. … Continue reading Writing Advice from John Grisham
This is the publishing debut of Papi Z from The Literary Syndicate! Retail Memories: When Customers Attack is a highly fictionalized memoir of Papi Z’s retail years. Filled with humor, horror, and gift wrap murder, this is a must have book for your holiday! It will be available for Amazon Kindle for $0.99. The perfect stocking stuffer gift idea for that hard … Continue reading Cover ReVeal! Retail Memories: When Customers Attack
It's my great pleasure of hosting Charles Yallowitz and his Allure Of The Gypsies blog tour. Don't miss this third installment of the thrilling Fantasy Adventure series Legends of Windemere! Legends of Windemere: Allure of the Gypsies has Arrived! Buy it Here! About the Book: The epic adventures of Luke Callindor and Nyx continue after … Continue reading Allure of the Gypsies, a Blog Tour with Charles Yallowitz