The first thing agents and editors often ask writers about their work is: How long is it? Answer that question wrong, and you mark yourself an amateur. Here’s how to answer the right way—and fix your story with Paula’s How-to-Cut Formula if it’s too long….Read More
Sooner or later, you may face the challenge of how to write a book proposal. If you’re writing nonfiction or memoir, it’s obligatory. But even if you are not, you should know what’s included.Read More
One of the most common questions I get from aspiring authors is, “Which books on writing should I read?” Here are my favorite books on writing.Read More
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