Eliminating the Frame
"There’s a little thing that writers do that bugs me: It’s called a frame. Basically, it’s everything around the necessary information that doesn’t really help your reader understand anything, it’s just superfluous...." (continue reading the post here)
Why Your Novel Characters Need Real Flaws
“Wouldn’t it be great if all my flaws were minor? But they’re not. And neither are anyone else’s.
As C.S. Lewis writes in The Screwtape Letters, even our greatest strengths are likely to become weaknesses under some circumstances….” (continue reading the post here)
Updated Publishing Directory
This dictionary is a goldmine of publishing terms that every writer should know. Click here to have a look.
Finally, please do take the time check out Meredith Barnes’s ongoing #AskAgent feature on her blog. Meredith is a literary agent with Lowenstein Associates and she does a fantastic job answering the many questions posed to her. Go forth and read. You’ll learn a lot.
Here is the link to her blog:
And here are the links to the #AskAgent posts she has done so far: