Resources: Authors

Query Letter Sample
Query Letter Sample

We have already discussed how to write a query letter, and provided tips on what you should include in one and how you should format it. Now, we have provided a query letter sample to help make the letter writing process easier.

What to Do After NaNoWriMo
What to Do After NaNoWriMo

It is finally December 1st, which means you should be done your NaNoWriMo novel. What's next? You may have a literary gem in your possession, so you don't want to stop working now. Just relax and follow these simple tips for continuing with your NaNoWriMo novel.

Writing a Screenplay Podcast
Writing a Screenplay Podcast

Writing a screenplay is very similar to writing a novel or a story, but in a screenplay, you don't tell the audience what is happening, you show them. This podcast will help you gain a better understanding of the art of screenplay writing.

Script Writing Podcast
Script Writing Podcast

If you have a great idea, but you are having a hard time putting a script together, we can help you get your thoughts on paper (or computer screen!). This podcast will provide you with some great tips for writing your next script.

Eliminating Wordiness
Eliminating Wordiness

When a sentence is too long and is full of extra, unimportant words, it is referred to as wordy. If a sentence is wordy, it can be hard to comprehend and will detract from your writing. Try to follow these tips to avoid wordiness and to produce clear, concise writing.

Book Review Examples
Book Review Examples

As discussed in our article explaining how to write a book review, book reviews are very different from book reports. In order to illustrate what a book review is, we have provided a book review example for your reference.

All About Script Frenzy
All About Script Frenzy

April is Script Frenzy month. Script Frenzy is an event that encourages authors to write an original, 100 page script in one month. This podcast will explain what Script Frenzy is, how to get involved in Script Frenzy, and provide some advice for script writers.

Getting Ready for NaNoWriMo
Getting Ready for NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo, which stands for National Novel Writing Month, is an event that sets the ambitious goal for authors to write a 175 page novel in a month. This podcast will outline the rules of NaNoWriMo, explain how to get involved in NaNoWriMo, and provide some helpful NaNoWriMo tips to help you finish your 50,000-word novel in a month.

How to Eliminate Wordiness
How to Eliminate Wordiness

Do you find yourself writing sentences that are far too long? Have you ever re-read a sentence and struggled to finish it in one breath? If so, you may be suffering from something called prolixity, or in laymen’s terms, wordiness. Our editors suggest several ways to help you avoid wordiness and increase quality.

10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Editor Podcast
10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Editor Podcast

Good writing comes from good editing. A professional editor does more than correct mistakes; they can help you turn lead into gold! The following podcast includes 10 reasons to hire a professional editor.

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