Tag Archives: writing advice

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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An Editor’s Tips for a Successful NaNoWriMo

It’s finally that time of year again. The leaves are falling, the sun is setting earlier, and people around the country are hunkering down in front of their computers in an effort to write 50,000 words in one month. That’s right—it’s National Novel Writing Month. Continue reading

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Shaping the Spark: Inspiration, Plotting, and Character Development

by Melanie Figueroa When you get an idea for your next story, chances are you’ll want to dive right in. You’ll be sitting on the train or walking down the street when the muses decide to grace you with their … Continue reading

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AWP 2014 and The Author-Editor Relationship

Although Sarah and Sylvia sadly weren’t able to make it up to Seattle for AWP this year, our intern, Melanie Figueroa, did. Here’s a short recap of the three days she spent at the writer’s conference: AWP is an overwhelming … Continue reading

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Write to Publish 2014

Hello everyone! On Saturday, February 15th, Ooligan Press hosted Write to Publish 2014, a writer’s conference that aims to demystify the publishing process. This year’s conference focused on the “New Adult Revolution,” with panelists discussing how to write and market books that fit … Continue reading

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