If you’re knee-deep in querying literary agents and they’ve requested any material from you (yay!), you might get an email that is equally exciting and terrifying: The revise and resubmit (or R&R for short). This means the agent thinks your work has promise, and they want to see you implement some changes so they canRead More
Making your novel longer: How to flesh out a short manuscript
If you’re the type of writer who writes bare-bones first drafts like me, you’ll need to look at making your novel longer during revisions. But how can you flesh out a short manuscript without forcing things in? How do you add elements that feel natural to the story and complement what you already have, ratherRead More
Pen names: Should you write under a pseudonym?
One of the things writers tend to consider before they publish is whether they should write under a pseudonym (or a pen name). Some famous examples of authors writing under a pen name are Lemony Snicket (real name Daniel Handler), Robert Jordan (real name James Oliver Rigney Jr.), and Agatha Christie (real name Agatha MaryRead More