How to Get Your Writing Noticed by a Publisher

The odds make it seem impossible. Everyone tells you it’s hopeless. Secretly, you fear they’re right. “Getting your writing noticed by a publisher is a pipe dream,” they say. But still, you spend countless hours at the keyboard, carefully crafting your powerful story, ferociously self-editing your work. Because in your heart, you know you were […]

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Why Backstory Is Better Than Flashback

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If you’ve heard that the good ol’ fashioned flashback has fallen into disfavor with today’s reader, you’re probably wondering what to do about it. Apparently our readers have the attention spans of gnats and won’t sit still for a sudden stop in the story so we can show how our character got where she is […]

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