Today I wanted to share an interview I did a while back with the awesome folks over at BetaBooks.co on their podcast How Authors Work! Though it was posted it in January, the interview was recorded way back in September, and let me say, since then I’ve learned a ton about my process as a writer. For example, turns out…read more
Story Fuel is a new series I’m starting to inspire fellow writers (and myself!) to get the juices flowing for new story ideas!Each post will feature an article, historic account, image, etc., that could be used as a concept for science fiction or fantasy stories. I’ll supply the fuel and few concept branches to get the inspiration flowing.Hit me up in…read more
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate in the awesome new pitch contest #PitProm, hosted by co-creators Kadee Carder and Eli Celata. The contest pairs unpublished authors with published author mentors. The teams are given a week to refine the participant’s pitch, query, and first ten pages before being posted on the PitProm website, where agents visited to read and…read more
Part One: Basics Part Two: Writing Events & Logistics Part Three: Agents & Pitch Events AGENTS Twitter is a great way to check out potential agents and get a feel for what they’re looking for, their personality, their agent style, etc. Not all agents are active on Twitter, but if they are, their feed can give you some great insight…read more
Part One: Basics Part Two: Writing Events & Logistics Part Three: Agents & Pitch Events WRITING EVENTS One of the most simple ways you can be active on Twitter as a writer is by participating in daily “Writing Events” by sharing lines from your WIP. Each “event” is hosted by one or more individuals, who share the “theme” each week, along…read more
I keep getting questions from my CPs about Twitter – what’s the deal? How do you use it? What purpose does it serve? And just why? I am very new to the Twitter scene myself, and still figuring things out. But I’ve learned a lot in a short time, so I figured a post on the matter help others get…read more
I can’t believe it’s that time again! Last year, I discovered Pitch Wars less than 24 hours before the submission window opened. This year, I’m fully prepared! (Actual footage.) Let’s start with the important stuff first. What I’ll Bring to Your Post-Apocalyptic Survival Team A fierce strength that increases with rage (for RPG folks out there, think Barbarian) Handy survival tricks thanks…read more
Hiya fellow PitchWarriors! I’ve started a list of “whole MS searches” to help me in the revision process! Help me complete it!
I’m apparently caught up in the undercurrent of Twitter hashtags for Pitch Wars. Accordingly, I’m going to “pimp my bio” and fill said-pimping with animated GIFs. So… here goes.