Upcoming Special Events and Webinars

Summer Plotting Camp

Two weeks to work on your plot!

June 12-24

 

If you HATE to plot or would have plot’s babies if writer and plot were able to mate, we’ve got the camp for you!

Summer Writing Camp

Summer Writing Boot Camp

One month when you can write that book!

July 1-30

 

BootCamp is all about writing that new first draft. Your Summer Boot Camp 2017 Mission: 50,000 words.

Second Pass of the Three Pass Edit Webinar Series with Liz Pelletier

 Dig in and make those edits that fill the gaps in your story!

Second Pass: June 14 @ 9-11 p.m. EST

You’ve successfully looked at plot, characters, stakes, and structure during your first pass of edits. But are you done?

About SavvyAuthors…

Our goal is to get you published and keep you there.

At Savvy Authors we strive to provide the best tools, classes, and networking opportunities for authors in all stages of their writing careers, from aspiring novelists to multi-published authors, by providing a site that

  • nurtures mentoring and sharing of knowledge and expertise among our members
  • allows fun and respectful competition in the pursuit of writerly excellence
  • provides high-quality opportunities for publication, promotion, and advancement
  • embraces and enables a strong writer’s support network

To grow the skills that you need to attain your publication goals!

Recent articles from the SavvyBlog

Fictional Injuries by Geoff Symon

In my class, The Authors Arsenal, I talk about the wounds that occur from different injuries and different weapons. How is a laceration different than an abrasion? How does a particular wound affect how a character reacts, moves, or simply stands? If a character is...
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Writing for Personal Fulfillment by Irene S. Roth

Do you write for personal fulfillment? Or do you slave away at your writing all week and then quit writing for a few days and do something else and then go back to your wiring on Monday un-refreshed? Writing as a job Many of us treat our writing as a job, and on a...
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Beyond the Burnished Beginning: Thinking About Larger Plot and Structure Issues for your Story by Jacqui Lipton

How many times have you revised and revised your first 10, 20, or 50 manuscript pages until they’re so glossy and sparkly that you have to wear sunglasses to read them? Then …. YOU FACE THAT AWFUL SAGGY MIDDLE and want to curl up into a fetal position and never write...
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The Pro Rookie: How Now Humble Brag? By Liz Crowe

If you do not toot, who will? In keeping with my solemn vow to only write things for this particular “Pro Rookie” thing that will edify you personally, or bring you millions professionally, I hereby issue the following warning: What follows is, by definition as this...
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Now that Pitchfest is over what’s next? by Leslie Dow

Whew! What a fun whirlwind of three days that was. We hope you enjoyed our Spring Wow 'em Pitchfest as much as we enjoyed hosting it. It's always fun to read the pitches and super exciting to see who got requests.   I know those of you who did already are shooting off...
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Spring Wow ’em Pitchfest Agents & Agencies

This page contains the list of all the Agents and Agencies interested in representing great new authors! Please review the following information before pitching. You post your three-line pitch as a comment on our blog Nope, no registration is required. Nope, you do...
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Spring Wow ’em Pitchfest Index of Publishers

This page contains the index of all the Editors and Publishers looking for your amazing new novel! Please review the following information before pitching. You post your three-line pitch as a comment on our blog Nope, no registration is required. Nope, you do not have...
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Writing Collaboratively by Joanne Dannon

Collaborative Writing? Over my past few blog posts, I’ve mentioned indie writers working together collaboratively, and it’s something I talk about a lot on social media. What is working collaboratively? I’ve been asked this a few times. Writers want to know… how does...
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Is your book ready to be sold? by Leslie Dow

With Spring Wow'em Pitchfest looming we pulled a few great articles out of the SavvyArchives for you to peruse. You have 4 more days to get ready for Pitchfest! Don't waste a moment! ~enjoy and GOOD LUCK! There are a few key things to do to get ready to pitch your...
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Navigating the Spring Wow’em Pitchfest by Leslie Dow

Next week is Spring Wow'em PITCHFEST! The SavvyAuthors Spring Wow'em Pitchfest starts next Wednesday at 9 am. We've been scouring the web to find agents, agencies, editors and publishers who are looking for YOUR BOOK. We do this roughly four times a year here at...
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Books & Tools from SavvyAuthors members

Superstar

by Beth Henderson

Writing and Revision Tracker

by Jaime Raintree

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