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Fearing The Agents

fearing the agents Dealing With The Ultimate Fear Well, it’s not easy nor funny to face one’s fears even more when dealing with the fear of rejection!“No one understands the pain of rejection better than a first-time novelist looking for an agent.” – Ken Pisani – Publishing agents are the greatest fear for a debutant …

Experimental Fiction

experimental fiction Experimental Fiction A genre consisting of defying the literary norms and conventions established by traditional realist works within literature’s principles. The writers of this genre focus on using innovative storytelling techniques that are playful, bizarre, risky, controversial, or sometimes even incomprehensible. When the lines between protagonist and antagonist blur and it becomes difficult …

Freelance Editors

to edit or not to edit Editors … do we really need them? I found the following article in the Killer Nashville Magazine the other day and I couldn’t resist sharing it.  We Don’t Need Editors, Do We? by Philip Demetry “If you do a quick Google search on the benefits and costs of self-publishing …

Editing Tips

editing tips Editing Tips  By Chris Banks & Lisa Lepki. Whether you are writing a novel, essay, article, or email, good writing is an essential part of getting your readers to understand your ideas. In this e-book, you will find the best tips and techniques from a wide range of professional writers. Some focus on …

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E-books & Paperbacks

ebooks & paperbacks A paperback, softcover, or softback?  The paperback type of book is presented with a thick paper or paperboard cover and is often held together with glue rather than stitches or staples. In contrast, hardcover or hardback books are bound with cardboard covered with cloth, plastic, or leather. The pages on the inside …

Appealing Cover

appealing cover Although it shouldn’t – it actually does! Often our vision is captivated by colors and impressive font styles.It is practically inescapable not to be impressed by a well-designed cover! An absolutely human reaction to beauty! Sometimes the reader’s attention is triggered by appearances, before even reading the synopsis of a book!And voilà! You …