Victoria Loder, Agent with The Rights Factory recently started a new series of tweets called Things Not to Include in Your Query. It’s pretty informative and funny, so if you haven’t checked it out yet, please do. A new series called Things Not to Include in Your Query: Screenshots of your editor saying your book … Continue reading TwitterLit Advice Issue 3: What You Shouldn’t Put in Your Query
The latest version of the popular Twitter pitch parties list has been posted. I’ve also moved it to a permanent page on my site (it was previously a post). I did this because posts embed the date in the url, which made the list seem out of date, when in fact I was continually updating … Continue reading List of Twitter pitch parties moved and updated!
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