Monthly Archives: June 2010

Memoir Writing

My office is abuzz with talk about memoir writing at the moment since our July/August issue of Writer’s Digest Magazine hit newsstands last week. It’s an exciting time for memoir writers as memoir gets a lot of exposure these days. … Continue reading

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Need help with your book proposal?

Working on a book proposal and need some help? Authors of Publish Your Nonfiction Book Sharlene Martin and Anthony Flacco may be able to help with their live webinar event 10 Secrets to a Winning Book Proposal this Thursday, June … Continue reading

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Grammatically Correct

Advance copies of Anne Stilman’s Grammatically Correct arrived on my desk yesterday afternoon. This book was a lot of work to edit- heck, the author is a grammar expert, so we went over everything numerous times. Thought about different ways … Continue reading

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Your First Page

The first page of your novel (or story) is crucial. If an editor or agent isn’t interested by the first page, then chances are they won’t read any further. Novelist and writing instructor Peter Selgin (author of 179 Ways to … Continue reading

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Self-publishing advice

An evergreen hot topic for writers is self-publishing- when to do it, when not to do it, what should one know before diving in. Self-pub experts Marilyn Ross and Sue Collier have made it their mission to educate writers about … Continue reading

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