Here’s a little reminder that you can enter to win a copy of Bridget Zinn’s novel, Poison. Write me a pig haiku in honor of Kyra’s lovable sidekick, Rosie and send it to me. Today is the last day!
Category Archives: Writing
Acquiring Editors and Agents are always looking for a good voice in fiction. Now, there is a degree of subjectivity to this idea, but generally a good voice is one that you trust enough to stay with, even if the story pauses or takes an unexpected turn, and one that you enjoy listening to rattling [...]
I have two new editorial deals for SCBWI members looking to shine up their projects. 1. Send me your 40,000-70,000 word novel and I will read it, edit it and take a look at your revision for $1800. 2. Picture Book writers, there’s something for you, too! I will help you complete your full picture [...]
Dan Yaccarino has a post up about what he plays with in his studio. You have to love a guy who knows how to share his toys. Here’s a great interview with Laurel Snyder in PW about her new book, The Longest Night. Take note of her perspective on collaborating with an illustrator and the serendipity [...]
Uh oh! Your participle is dangling! Isn’t that embarassing? It happens to a lot of us. In fact, I’ve noticed this mistake frequently enough that I thought it merited a little post. Grammar girl will give you a complete explanation of the errant modifier and its ramifications. Essentially it’s when you modify a subject that’s not [...]