Words to live (and write, and edit) by:
"An author merely begins a book. A reader finishes it."
"Don’t tell me that the moon is shining; Show me the glint of light on broken glass."
-attributed to Anton Checkhov
“I have been correcting the proofs of my poems. In the morning, after hard work, I took a comma out of one sentence…. In the afternoon I put it back again.”
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How to Build a Good Query Letter
In the end, a query letter should make as many arguments as possible to show why your book is a good fit for a publisher. Continue reading
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Behind the Scenes of Freelance Editing: 10 Facts From Sylvia Spratt
This post was originally published at The Poetics Project by Missy Lacock. Let’s face it: If you’re reading this blog, you love writing and reading—and probably wouldn’t mind a paycheck for doing it. Enter freelance editing, just one of the … Continue reading
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