If you aren’t overly familiar with Twitter, you might not be sure what Twitter pitching events for writers are. During these events, you can pitch your work to literary agents using a hashtag. It’s an alternative to querying literary agents. If you’re struggling to get your work noticed, these events could be a good option,Read More
Coping with the pain of rejection as a writer
Rejection is unfortunately a big part of being a writer, and so is coping with that. What makes it even harder is that we tend to be sensitive people. We’re emotionally attached to our work, pouring months or even years into it. When you spend so long on a book and put so much workRead More
Word count: How long should your novel be?
Word count is something I get asked about a lot – it’s especially important when submitting your novel to literary agents or publishers. Many of them will reject based on word count alone, for instance if it’s *way* too high. It’s a good idea to get to know the ballpark figures so your work standsRead More