Serious Writer Awards Winners 2020

This past Thursday we had the privilege of announcing LIVE our Serious Writer Award winners. We had literally hundreds of entries for these contests, and all the entrants made the decisions very difficult for our judges this year. Some entries differed in scores...

The Best Query Letter Formula

No one query formula can always capture the hearts of agents and publishers alike. However, most agents and editors will want to see certain formulaic elements that appear in winning queries, like the ones listed in this article. Stuck on how to formulate your best...

The Best Writing Conference Pitch

No doubt, nothing stresses out writers more than having to pitch to agents and editors in person. After all, in ten minutes, we have to boil down into mere sentences projects we’ve worked on for years. And if we lose their interest, we might miss an opportunity...