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Writer’s coach Teresa Funke explains what to do with your completed book manuscript, including both traditional and self-publishing choices and some tips on marketing and promotion.
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In this video, our writing coach Teresa Funke walks you through the steps needed to find the perfect agent to represent your work. This video also appeared on our writeforkids.org site, but it’s so good we wanted to make sure Insiders saw it as well. And as a special gift
Writing coach Teresa Funke shares her best tips on dealing with the hardest aspect of being a writer, getting rejections. Download Teresa’s Submissions Tracking Chart to track your rejections and acceptances.
My husband owns a business that makes power supplies. He operates it as would any business person, with attention to inventory, marketing, record-keeping and, always, professionalism.
Getting feedback, whether it’s from a writer’s group or a professional editor, is a crucial step in your journey to becoming a published author. In this video, Teresa tells you what to look for in a critique, how to handle constructive criticism, and how to work with an editor at a publishing house.
This is special Fightin' Bookworm-only bonus content from Jane's article Get Your Foot in the Door with a Strong Query Letter
Most writers have weathered rejections. I know I have. For every acceptance I receive, I can count five to ten rejections. I’ve learned to live with this. (Mostly.) However, there are ways of minimizing rejections.
“I can’t control whether an editor likes my story,” an inexperienced writer may object.
Looking to reach out to a well-known author, editor or agent for some advice and assistance? It can be done, but you need to go about it the write way. Jon’s here with some tips!
View Julie Hedlund's vital video Don’t Fear the Future: Embrace It!
for some real inside scoop about the future of publishing!
Agents are some of publishing’s true heroes. They’re also among the hardest-working folks we know. In their honor, we’ve prepared a video that will help make their lives easier — and your career more successful.
by Jane Choate
Editor’s note: This article explains how to write a longer synopsis for a novel that would accompany the query letter. This synopsis would be up to two pages long, typed single-spaced.
If I ever started a business of writing bumper stickers, my first slogan would be “I Hate Synopses.”
You’re now at an exciting time in the submissions process. You've polished your manuscript, researched appropriate publishers and studied their submission guidelines. Now you're finally going to send your manuscript out into the world to be read by editors.
Before submitting your work, it’s essential that you study publishers’ lists to find the best fit for your manuscript. Your first stop is Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market published by Writer’s Digest Books. Note which publishers do the type of book you’ve written, and are also accepting submissions from new
Psst… Here’s a secret: there’s a segment of children’s publishing that offers great opportunity and little competition from other writers. Want to know what it is? Check out this video!