How to write a memoir

How to Write Your Memoir: A 3-Step Guide

Memoir is not just a fancy literary term for an autobiography. I say that from the start, because I hear the terms used interchangeably so often. Your memoir will be autobiographical, but it will not be your life story. Confused yet? Stay with me. Simply put, an autobiography is likely to cover one’s birth to […]

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Figurines on Keyboard

How to Write Dazzling Dialogue

Guest blog by Gabriela Pereira Of all aspects of the writing craft, dialogue is by far my favorite. Maybe it’s because dialogue makes me feel like I’m in the scene with the characters or lets me see their dynamic personalities bounce off each other. Or maybe it’s just because I’m impatient and don’t like to weed […]

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Pitching your writing

10 Tips for Pitching Your Writing

Literary agents and publishers reject more manuscripts today than ever before—well more than 90%. Though they want your submissions—they really do—and are sincerely hoping they’ll discover the next successful writer, the sheer volume of submissions causes many to not even respond unless their answer is Yes. Check the Submission Guidelines of many agents and publishers […]

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