What does an editor / judge / agent think when they evaluate your contest manuscript? I can't speak for all of them, but here's one editor's viewpoint. . .
First pages are challenging. Wouldn't you rather not have to go it alone? The June 2019 Indiana Chapter ACFW meeting is here to help guide and shape the first chapter of your manuscript. Writers, if you're near Kokomo, IN, you'll not want to miss getting your first page evaluated by professional editors in the industry. … Continue reading ACFW: June 2019 Indiana Meeting
Contests bring out the best and the worst in all of us---the entrants, the judges, the agents or editors. Trust me. I've been on the receiving and giving side of both ends of the contest spectrum. And though I didn't like what I got, I will still live to tell about it. Like now. This … Continue reading Contests 101: 5 Author Takeaways
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I’m very excited to welcome author and editor, Tisha Martin, to the blog today to talk to us about horses in fiction. This is the second in a series of posts Tisha is sharing with us. If you missed the first one, you can read it HERE. Thank you so much for sharing your expertise with … Continue reading Five of My Favorite Horse Scenes
This blog post first appeared here, September 22, 2016. Recently, I attended the American Christian Fiction Writer's Association yearly conference in Nashville. Armed with my program booklet for the four-day conference, I was pleasantly overwhelmed by the various sessions the conference offered. In this post, I've included more snippets of key elements and survival tips … Continue reading 8 Survival Quotes for Writers
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