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  1. Becky Martinez

    Plot-Structure Your Novel's BluePrint with Expert Author Becky Martinez

    Ask a veteran author about the importance of creating a strong and cohesive plot with a solid GMC and they'll tell you it's key to sustaining a long and rewarding publishing career. Don't let your book fall into an agent or editor's the slush pile with a weak plot and unmotivated characters...
  2. Beth Daniels

    Plot-Structure Your Novel's BluePrint with Expert Author Beth Daniels

    Ask a veteran author about the importance of creating a strong and cohesive plot with a solid GMC and they'll tell you it's key to sustaining a long and rewarding publishing career. Don't let your book fall into an agent or editor's the slush pile with a weak plot and unmotivated characters...
  3. Nikki Weston

    Discussion Useful tool to help fit beat sheets into a novel

    Hi all, I'm taking the liberty of posting here as another student in another Blueprint group and I were discussing Snyder's Beat sheet, and how it relates to something as large as a novel. Some novelists have built Excel-based tools to allow you enter the number of words in your novel, say...
  4. Kasey Lane

    Lecture Lesson 3: The Beats!

    Lesson 3: Plotting: The Beats I hope you had a chance to go over the links I posted earlier this week. If not, I'm listing them below because this is really important information when diving into the world of plotting. Gwen Hayes wrote a nifty book (Romancing the Beat) that translates...
  5. Angela Knight

    Expert Event Your Novel's BluePrint with Changeling Press Editor Angela Knight

    Ask an Editor what the slush pile looks like, and they'll tell you it's full of bad manuscripts, poorly edited manuscripts, and an occasional diamond in the rough. Learn how to avoid the slush from the start by working with a publishing professional to prepare Your Novel's BluePrint in this...
  6. A

    Expert Event Your Novel's BluePrint with Entangled Publishing Editorial Director Alycia Tornetta

    Ask an Editor what the slush pile looks like, and they'll tell you it's full of bad manuscripts, poorly edited manuscripts, and an occasional diamond in the rough. Learn how to avoid the slush from the start by working with a publishing professional to prepare Your Novel's BluePrint in this...
  7. Carrie Loftyb98

    Expert Event Your Novel's BluePrint with Carina Press Freelance Acquiring Editor Carrie Lofty

    Ask an editor what the slush pile looks like, and they'll tell you it's full of bad manuscripts, poorly edited manuscripts, and an occasional diamond in the rough. Learn how to avoid the slush from the start by working with a publishing professional to prepare Your Novel's BluePrint in this...
  8. Robin Haseltine

    Expert Event Your Novel's BluePrint with Entangled Publishing Editor Robin Haseltine

    Ask an Editor what the slush pile looks like, and they'll tell you it's full of bad manuscripts, poorly edited manuscripts, and an occasional diamond in the rough. Learn how to avoid the slush from the start by working with a publishing professional to prepare Your Novel's BluePrint in this...