All posts tagged "publishing advice"

  • What Is The Ideal Length For My Novel? - Writer's Life.org
    What Is The Ideal Length For My Novel?

    It may seem strange to ask the question ‘how long should my novel be?’ Surely a novel should be as long as it needs to be to tell the story? While this may be true in some...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Writing A Book Proposal - Writer's Life.org
    Writing A Book Proposal

    Hello, and welcome back to Writer’s Life! Today, I’m going over writing a book proposal. This is a different animal from the query letter we looked at last time, and so I’ll start by delineating the differences...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Writing Your Query Letters - Writer's Life.org
    Writing Your Query Letters

    Hello, and welcome back to Writer’s Life! Today, I would like to give you a leg up on writing your query letters to agents or publishers. In general, unless you already have an agent or publisher, there...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • 5 Questions You Should Ask Your Agent - Writer's Life.org
    5 Questions You Should Ask Your Agent

    So you have been offered representation from an agent? Congratulations! All writers know that this is a massive achievement, and with competition fiercer than ever these days it is definitely something worth celebrating. Before you sign on...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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  • How Book Advances Work – An Easy To Follow Guide - Writers Life
    How Book Advances Work – An Easy To Follow Guide

    Being accepted by a publisher or literary agent is incredibly exciting, and a dream come true for many writers. However whether you are new to the process, or have had work published before, you will soon realise...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • What Do Publishers Really Want? - Writer's Life.org
    What Do Publishers Really Want?

    Understanding what publishers really want isn’t as easy as one might think. Many writers believe they have a fantastic story within them, and if you are writing purely for your own pleasure, or simply have a need...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • 5 Tips For Authors On How To Deal With Rejection - Writer's Life
    5 Tips For Authors On How To Deal With Rejection

    There is no writer on this planet who hasn’t had to deal with rejection at some point. Whether it be a rejection from a publisher, or simply a teacher, colleague, parent or friend saying they didn’t enjoy...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Three Tips for New Freelance Writers - Writer's Life.org
    Three Tips for New Freelance Writers

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! You finally took your freelancing full-time, and the day you left the rat race was one for the books. You tossed your red stapler into a cardboard box and...

    • Posted July 3, 2015
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  • Are You The Kind Of Writer Who Is A Loner? - Writer's Life.org
    Are You The Kind Of Writer Who Is A Loner?

    In publishing, we’re constantly asking writers—typically a rather introverted bunch—to get involved, to engage, to network, to join groups and go to conferences. I often find myself wondering how many of you cringe every time you hear...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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