Monthly Archives: June 2015

Add Emotions to Your Story” by Joan Y. Edwards*

Add emotions to your story. There has to be an emotional pull to get your reader to stay for the whole book. The reader has to relate to the characters in your story. If the reader doesn’t feel a reason … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Careful Writers

1. Know the Rules This doesn’t mean to simply remember what you learned — or what you think you learned — five or fifty years ago. Careful writers continuously educate and reeducate themselves about grammar, syntax, usage, and style. In … Continue reading

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Book Contract: What’s Negotiable and What’s Not

Q: I would like to know what an author is to do if a publisher were to offer up a book contract to him or her when there is no agent involved? What’s negotiable? What’s not? — C. L. Freire … Continue reading

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