Classes & WorkshopsCraftGrammar/StyleMarketing and PromotionPOVSavvyBlogTension/PacingVoice

Do you filter your fiction? by Robb Grindstaff

What is a filter, and why is it bad? First, I’ll point out (as I frequently do) that I don’t believe in hard and fast rules that say, ‘Never do this’ or ‘Always do that.’ But there are writing techniques that can help your writing become more engaging to readers. One of those writing techniques is …
Classes & WorkshopsCraftDescription/ SettingMarketing and PromotionSavvyBlogWriting Life

Focus on the First Five: A Tale of Seduction by Samantha Bond & Robb Grindstaff

If you’re like me, before committing to a book, you’ll open it and read the first page in a store, or download the free excerpt of an ebook, before buying it. That’s also what an agent or publisher does with your manuscript. Needless to say, there’s massive pressure on your first few pages because their …