To be honest, I didn’t quite realize the significance of the first few lines of the story until I became serious about learning to write. To justify my point, let me ask you something. You have read hundreds of books. How many first lines do you remember? Probably none, might be an honest answer. However, if you think about it deeply, if you are in the business of writing
Nathan Bransford needs no introduction. His is a very popular blog. It also has a forum where you can share and gain a lot through interacting with many others. In this 2008 post, he writes of what he calls a basic step Finding a Literary Agent. I am sure you will find this as useful as I did.
Most of us are creatures of habit. We do some things and keep doing them purely, as they say, out of habit. Unfortunately, there are good as well as bad habits! When it comes to writing, do you have a pet peeve or a habit you are conscious of ? Continue reading “Writing to Inspire”
Chip MacGregor started MacGregor Literary in Hillsboro, OR and has been in the business for a long time. Like many literary agents who share their experiences, Chip too offers useful advice to budding authors who dream of getting their work published. Read what he has to say on ” Choosing An Agent “. It covers a lot of ground on