Monday, March 22, 2010

Writing and query letters

Writer's Relief Staff wrote How To Do Research For Historical Fiction.

Moonrat answered what's a standard submission process like?

Nathan Bransford wrote a great post on how to format an e-mail query letter. He also wrote The Secret Strength of Killer Queries: Specificity.

Various agents shares Querying Blunders: One, Two, Three.

Jenny Bent wrote Rookie Query Mistakes.

Rachelle Gardner talks about elements needed in nonfiction queries.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Queries and Writing Advice

Jessica Faust wrote Query Pet Peeves.

Rachelle Gardner wrote Common Questions Answered about the querying process and related topics. She also wrote Think Hard Before Self-Publishing.

Jane Friedman wrote The Biggest Bad Advice About Story Openings.

Jennifer R. Hubbard wrote Tension: Desire and Obstacles.

Ronnie Kendig wrote about writing suspense novels.

Steven James wrote Crafting Killer Thrillers.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Writing and Titles

Rachelle Gardner wrote How To Title Your Book.

Nathan Bransford wrote What Writing and Lying Have in Common.

Cheryl Klein wrote about emotional plots and action plots, especially in children's picture books (though it's good information for everyone to think about).