Month: November 2017

  • How to use Scrivener, Part 1: Creating Your Novel

    Hello, everyone! Today we’re going to talk about one of my favorite topics: Scrivener! For those of you who don’t know, Scrivener is an amazing writing tool that many writers use to draft their manuscripts. It’s designed for both writers and screenwriters, and has an amazing set of features that allows you to move chapters […]

  • How to Get a Literary Agent, Part 2: The Query

    Hi everyone! This is post 2 in the series of How to get a Literary Agent.Read Part 1 here. This week we’re tackling one of the most difficult issues of the writing life: the query. I love queries. That might sound weird, but I’ve loved them ever since I’ve learned to write them. I particularly […]

  • Knowing Your Genre, Part Five: The Last One

    Hey everyone! For those who have been following my blog for a while, you know I’m writing a big series of posts on genres in fiction and how to identify what your book is, and what it’s not. It helps especially when you’re querying, because when an agent sees “time-travel sci-fi”, they know exactly what […]