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You see this sort of advice click bait a lot. But instead of telling you what NOT to do, I have a fairly straightforward suggestion about how to treat your social networking platform properly. First some basics: The social networking arena is one many authors dread...read more
When Mother Nature takes over and covers the ground with a pure white blanket of snow, we tend to get ‘snowed in’ where we live. What does this mean, you ask? Well, to me it’s something that is out of my hands, so I have the choice to lose the day,...read more
As you work on your manuscript, remember that only a fraction of your world will ever be shown. So it is essential that whenever something is shown, it is shown for a reason. This is what Chekov meant when he said, “if a gun is on stage in Act 1, it should go off by...read more
Any writer who thinks spewing a first draft will be sufficient is delusional. You may tap out those original words with passion and excitement, but eventually you must reread with a critical eye. Does that sentence/speech/paragraph/page make sense? Does it create an...read more
Congratulations SavvyAuthors! Pitch results are in, please see below. Many of our gracious Agents/Editors have praised the quality of our pitches, so keep up the good work! We hope you enjoyed the SavvyAuthors Prepare, Pitch, and Publish event. Considering joining...read more
I was asked to “write something about writing” and I started to think. I would like to talk about my work and to pass on a few tips to other aspiring writers. But I often feel like writing is not a “real” skill. One of my best friends can paint and draw, really well...read more