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Will A Query Alone Sell Your Book?

One of the synonyms of query listed in the thesaurus is inquiry. The first thing agents and editors ask when you submit your manuscript is a query letter. A query may include an appealing but concise summary of the novel’s … Continue reading

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How About We Go Online And Check

“Let me go and check online for the reviews,” says my daughter every time I want to buy a product for myself or for the house. “Let me find out if it’s good and what people have to say about … Continue reading

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Cut Away Everything

Blaise Pascal once wrote: “I’m sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn’t have time to write a short one.” Pascal’s apology is contrary to the common belief that to write longer we need more time. We have … Continue reading

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Nine Steps To Becoming A Writer

Step 1: Start with an Idea. Step 2: Draw out a Plan- theme, characters, plot. Step 3: Read and Research (if necessary). Step 4: Start Writing (actual writing process). Step 5: Keep on Writing until you Finish the first draft. … Continue reading

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