This killed me. I’m not trying to encourage disparaging aspiring writers or anything…but if you’re having a bad day? Sometimes it does help to realize someone else’s is much, much worse. Brought to you by the anonymously hilarious agent behind SlushPile Hell.
Today’s snippet is about those damn shiny, happy people. Via Writer’s Digest: Here’s the link to the entire/original post.
True, trolling around on Urban Dictionary can sometimes feel like you’re playing Russian Roulette with your own gag reflex, but it can also be highly educational and/or entertaining. Thus, today’s snippet: And here is the obligatory link to my source.
Today’s snippet concerns planning your career as an author, from literary agent Rachelle Gardner: Here’s the LINK to the original post.
Today’s snippet comes from the fabulous Brenda Drake, who talks about revisions after getting her first editorial letter. Here’s a link to the original article.
Today’s snippet concerns beta readers. Specifically, how to / how not to offer feedback, from the glorious Dahlia Adler: And here’s the link to the original post.
Today’s snippet partially explains why J.K. Rowling is richer than F. Scott Fitzgerald. “I don’t care how pretty the car looks. If the engine doesn’t work — or is completely missing – your readers aren’t going for a ride. At all.” – Courtesy of Guy Bergstrom of The Red Pen of Doom, “The Secret Truth […]