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Emily Bryan's Blog – March 2008 Archive (2)

Ten Ways to Boost Your Chance of Publication

1. FINISH THE BOOK! ~ Back in the 1980's it might have been possible for a newbie to sell on speculation, but those days are gone forever. You MUST type "the end" before you send a query or give a pitch at a conference. Until you finish the manuscript, you have nothing to sell but a handful of fingers.



2. POLISH YOUR PROSE! ~ Good enough just won't do. You're competing for publishing slots with NY Times BestSellers. Tighten your story till it pings. By the time I'm ready to turn in a… Continue

Added by Emily Bryan on March 27, 2008 at 8:56am — No Comments

Writing is like Stripping . . .

You expose yourself little by little with words.



I'm not talking about sex scenes, either. Even without conscious effort, a writer's unique take on the world comes out in our stories. There is no hiding. It'll happen even if you try not to let it.



So if you want a writing career, the sooner you get used to the idea that you're going to put yourself out there for folk to slice and dice, the better off you'll be. To that end, let me suggest one of the best ways to get used… Continue

Added by Emily Bryan on March 1, 2008 at 1:50pm — 2 Comments

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