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Category: Writing Advice

“So what?” is one of four tests that agents and editors will apply to your book proposal. They want to know—and fast—why this book is unique, and why readers would be motivated to buy it.
You may be a writer, but you need to also consider yourself a marketer if you want readers to find your work.
It’s sometimes difficult to identify the mistakes that stem from poor planning. The first step to correcting them is knowing what they look like.
I have found that, no matter how efficacious the program or credentialed the author, it is a rare thing indeed to find a self-help manuscript that is written with clarity and depth and with just the right amount of encouragement and spirit.
Like any craft, writing has fundamentals that shouldn’t be ignored. (Let’s not confuse you’re and your in any context!) That said, there’s a lot of advice out there… but...
I’m ashamed to admit that after 2 ½ years as an English Major in college, I am finally learning how to use a comma correctly. For reference,...
It’s been more than a decade since I could call myself a professional writer. #timeflies To be sure, writing has done more than help me pay my...
We may think we need a writer’s retreat to finish our quarterly content creation or write the first draft of our manuscript. In reality, we need to...
Carol Tice is a freelance-writing business coach, freelance writer, book ghostwriter, and blogger. Passionate about helping freelance writers grow their careers (particularly through tough economic times!) she...
Life has been turned upside down. The Covid world we live in is one in which we don’t know whether our kids will go back to school...