To prologue or not prologue, that is the question. Keep the prologue. Cut the prologue. Keep the prologue. Cut the prologue. Keep. Cut. keepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeeocutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcurkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcurkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcutkeepcut — Chris Travis (@ChrisTravisNYC) October 29, 2018 Agents and editors don’t hate prologues, they hate BAD prologues. It’s hard to write a good prologue, one that doesn’t reveal too much, … Continue reading TwitterLit Advice Issue 2: Prologues
If you’re a writer, #TwitterLit is the place to be! You can connect with authors, readers, agents, editors, and publishers, get all kinds of writing / editing / querying advice, participate in Twitter pitch parties, win books, critiques, and mentorships, and so much more. If you’re not on Twitter, get on it. If you can’t, … Continue reading TwitterLit Advice Issue 1: Writing a Synopsis
I’ve updated the pitch party list on Twitter and on my website. #SFFpit is just two days away, and Carina Press has announced the next #CarinaPitch. Want to know what else is coming down the pitch party pipeline? Click here for the web version, or see the tweet below. #amquerying / #amwriting / #amediting? Upcoming pitch … Continue reading SFFpit and CarinaPitch are coming soon!
I occurred to me this morning that when I update my Twitter Literary Events page, my website followers are not notified. I always update Twitter, of course, but not all of you follow me there, I’m sure, or the update might get lost in your feed. So, I suppose I should also announce it here! … Continue reading Twitter Pitch Party list updated!
It’s official: I quit Facebook. I guess that’s not entirely true. I need Facebook for my business, both writing and real estate. It’s a great, affordable way to advertise, organize events, and answers inquiries from current or potential clients. What I don’t want anymore is a personal Facebook profile. I spend way too much time … Continue reading Goodbye Facebook Scrolling