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Jordan Scavone is a storybook newcomer with his first book on the market: Might-E! Find out who this author is, what he’s like, how he got his book on the market and what he plans to do next.
Make sure the second act of your story is compelling. Find out how to effectively step things up after a strong set-up and keep the action rising.
In today’s publishing market, the industry expectation is that you have an agent. Find out here the best ways to get an agent to represent you and your work.
Find out how to begin a story that will hook readers, editors and agents. There are 4 basic story points, 5 essential tools, 3 key things to know about first sentences and 7 types of first sentences that really stand out.
Everyone gets writer’s block sometimes, but which one do you have? If you’re having trouble writing the climactic moment of your story or just finishing it, you have Type 3 Writer’s Block. Here are the 4 reasons for Type 3 Writer’s Block and how to overcome them.
Your New Year’s Resolutions shouldn’t just be about fitting into your favorite jeans or not doing something that’s bad for your health. Boost your list into an actionable Writer’s Resolutions using this 7-Point Upgrade.
In this interview with storybook performer Inge Van Mensel, I found out what an author might expect in collaborating with a story performer. Inge brings song, activities & live performance to your story. Transform a story reading into an event!
Protect yourself against shady publishers. Here are some easy things you can do to protect your work and make sure you don’t get ripped-off.
Writer’s Block is common, but there’s more than one type and several possible causes. Nail down the type, the cause and then find the solution – right here. This is about Type 2 Writer’s Block.
Are you stuck at the beginning? Dried up? Here’s how you can decide what it is you should write about and why. How to decide what to write.
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