Pre-planning Your Novel with Pinterest and Excel

Hey friends! I'm sorry I've been MIA for a so long (*hangs head in shame*). After the eternal length of spring, summer has been a whirlwind. My family took a socially-distanced three week camping trip out west in July and visited seven national parks. The hiking was glorious--we could almost pretend life was normal! I'll … Continue reading Pre-planning Your Novel with Pinterest and Excel

How to Make Your Opening Pages Stand Out

Whether you're prepping to query agents, planning to submit to a small press, or aiming to self-publish, the quality of your opening pages is crucial to your manuscript's success. When an agent sits down with your query, they're giving you minutes, maybe even seconds, to hook them so deeply they simply must keep reading. And … Continue reading How to Make Your Opening Pages Stand Out