Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Slow Your Prose: 25 Tips on How New Authors Can Improve Their Craft by James W. Lewis @biglew1971

Slow Your Prose: 25 Tips on How New Authors Can Improve Their Craft

New writers often worry more about how to sell their book instead of writing a polished story in the first place. They have the pedal pressed to the floor when they shouldn't have gotten in the ride at all, so to speak. In "Slow Your Prose: 25 Tips On How New Authors Can Improve Their Craft," we go back to the basics.

Showing vs. telling, passive/active voice, point-of-views ... many writers confuse these key elements for writing a good story. Before rushing a book to market, it's more important to write the best book possible first. But why do so many authors skip this step?

As a bonus, you'll find three proven query letters that have led to deals with a literary agent, a magazine and popular anthology by a New York Times best-selling author.

Visit the author's website: www.jameswlewis.com

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