Opening scenes are tough. Let’s be honest. You only have a few paragraphs to hook the reader and draw them into your world. What happens that upsets the applecart? What makes the character go from passive to active? I felt really good about my original opening scene. However, one email changed everything. A very experienced … Continue reading What Makes Today Different?
The art of rejection...as a writer, we all need to learn it. But oddly, there are different levels of rejection. There's the flat out "No." Then there's the "We regret to inform you" or "We're sorry to say that...." But there's an odd thing about rejection. It seems it's actually a fine art. The … Continue reading Rejectomancy