Tag: novel

Write Your Novel for Democracy: seven tips for staying creatively focused during chaos

I am picking a side. The side of voice. Voice and vote matter, and any person who serves to undermine another person’s right to share in the governing of their country — well, that’s an arch nemesis of epic proportions

Finding a Novel-Writing Critique Group in Covid Times

Now get going! The only way to be a writer is to write!

How to Get Your Novel Noticed: Engaging Agents at Creative Writing Conferences

If you’ve splurged on an upcoming conference, you’re probably equally excited to improve your craft and anxious about pitching your novel. Most creative writing conferences have agents present—possibly even a chance to pitch to one—so here’s some advice on getting your novel noticed.

Five Ways to Wallop Your Word Count

Okay, so you’ve glanced at the more credible websites on proposed novel lengths. Or maybe you’ve even gone so far as to research your dream agents to find they expect a novel in your genre to be shorter. If right now you’re panicking over cutting 10,000, maybe even 20,000 words, I’m here to tell that if you truly need to do it, you can.