Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Secrets from Professional Writers (#1)
1. We Don’t Bore Our Readers. We can't bore readers. Instead, they stop reading. Perhaps that sounds obvious, but too many writers are...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Statements I Hate to Hear from Writers (Part 3 of 3)
"If I could just find the right publisher/editor/agent." In 1997, I taught at the Greater Colorado Christian Writers Conference....
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Statements I Hate to Hear from Writers (Part 2 of 3)
"God gave this to me so I know you'll publish it." I've heard variations on that one, but they all say something like this...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Statements I Hate to Hear from Writers (Part 1 of 3)
"I know there are mistakes, but an editor can fix it. That's what editors do, isn't it?" While I was doing a Q & A on ...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
(This post by literary agent Dan Balow is excerpted from an article that first appeared on The Steve Laube Agency blog . It is used with his...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Being in Print Doesn’t Make It Good Writing
As we grow in our writing skill, we also grow in noticing weakness and errors in print. Not always wrong as much as careless is the author u...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Send Simultaneous Submissions or Not?
(This article is written by literary agent Steve Laube and first appeared on his agency blog. It's reprinted here with his permission.)...
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