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How to Write a Compelling Synopsis Your Simple Guide

How to Write a Compelling Synopsis: Your Simple Guide

February 17, 2020

You know writing a book is going to be hard, even grueling. But synopsizing it should be easy. So, why does it feel so intimidating?  It’s not just because you must convince an agent or a publisher (in as few as 500 words) that your… [Continue reading below]

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Guide to christian writing contests in 2017

Your Ultimate Guide to Writing Contests Through 2021

January 1, 2020

Regardless where you are on your writing journey—from wannabe to bestseller—you can benefit from entering contests. Why? Because the right contest can tell you: Where you stand How you measure up against the competition What you still need to learn Not to mention, you could… [Continue reading below]

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How to Write a Book Proposal

How to Write a Winning Book Proposal

July 15, 2019

You’ve poured your entire self (and a ton of time) into writing your book. Now it’s time to shop your manuscript to agents and publishers. The next step is to write a winning book proposal—designed to persuade an agent to ask to see your manuscript… [Continue reading below]

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How to Get a Literary Agent (And Why You Need One)

How to Get a Literary Agent (and Why You Need One)

March 26, 2019

Book publishing can be… Confusing Complicated Stressful Especially when you face it alone. But even I don’t try to navigate the publishing world by myself, despite having been an author, an editor, a publisher, and a writing coach over the last 45 years. That’s why… [Continue reading below]

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How To Write a Query Letter That Grabs an Agent’s Attention

How to Write a Query Letter That Grabs an Agent’s Attention

January 8, 2019

You’ve done the hard part. You’ve spent ages researching, writing, and rewriting until you finally feel your book is ready to share with the world. Not so fast. Your next step is one of the most important. Writing a query letter can determine whether a… [Continue reading below]

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