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Read the first chapter of The Moon King here Check out my writing tip videos: How to Break into the Publishing Industry How Much Time You Need to Spend Promoting Your Novel Every Plot Point Must Test Your Character’s Beliefs Your Purpose For Writing Determines Everything Make Your Novel More Compelling by Using Emotion Here’s … More Terry’s November Watercolour Writing Newsletter
How many agents have you queried? One? If it took you a year to write your first novel, then why wouldn’t you spend at least a year promoting it? The writing industry is extremely saturated, so finding an agent or publisher is all about persistence. Kim Liao even suggests aiming for 100 rejection letters every … More How Much Time You Need to Spend Promoting Your Novel
Read the first chapter of The Moon King here 🙂 Check out my writing tip videos: Your Villain Is Just the Hero That Succumbed to Her Own Weakness Three Ways to Improve the Introduction of Your Story One Thing That Will Put You Ahead of 100 Other Writers Every Day Check out more writing videos on … More Terry’s October Newsletter
Having trouble writing your villain? When I wrote my first novel, I focused so much on building up my main character that I seriously neglected my villain. Turns out my villain was as flat as a board and it seriously impacted my story (not in a good way). It wasn’t until I thought of my … More Your Villain Is Just the Hero That Succumbed to Her Own Weakness
If you’re looking to improve the first few chapters of your novel, here are three impactful ways that I’ve found make my introductions much more compelling. Happy writing! 🙂 Subscribe to my email list to receive my newsletter and writing tips in your inbox.
“I want to write a novel, but I just don’t have the time.” That’s what I hear from people after they find out I wrote my first novel. Novels don’t just happen. They take a lot of persistence and super hard work: Waking up early to write before work. Saying no to hanging with friends. … More One Thing That Will Put You Ahead of 100 Other Writers Every Day
If you think the first chapter of your novel could use some improvement, there’s one simple test that can tell you how to make it better. Kill the main character at the end of your first chapter. This will tell you how compelling your first chapter is. Write something like, “Jim slips off the bridge and falls to his death.” … More The Simple Test That Will Tell You How Compelling Your First Chapter Is
Heyo! If you’re looking to get your work published, you already know that you have to go through an agent first. Here are 4 free tools that will help you to find your perfect agent! 1) Agentquery.com This is what you want to use to find an agent. Not sure how to find an agent? … More 4 Free Tools to Help You Find the Perfect Agent
Heyo my fellow writers! If you’re like me, you’re reflecting on everything you’ve done this past year. For me, I think this is my biggest year of accomplishment yet. I hope it sets a precedent for a super successful 2016! This past year, I discovered what I really want to do with myself. For years … More 2015 is OVER!