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#BecauseSocial

Stepping away from social media and back into what’s most important.

By Brent van Staalduinen | Published: July 7, 2017

Akhil Sharma: Writers on Writing

“Show your work to people, so they can say to you, it’s not working, and somehow just being told that is soothing, instead of your own doubts and your own shame.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: July 6, 2017

We Need Diverse Books

Half of U.S. children under age 5 are non-white. But only 10 percent of children’s books in the last
two decades featured multicultural characters. The math doesn’t add up. And one nonprofit organization is determined
to even the playing field.

By Melissa Hart | Published: July 6, 2017

How to structure a premise for stronger stories

“A big-city copy moves to a small coastal town…” Developing a carefully structured premise can arm you with a strong story and a solid pitch line. It’s something agents can sink their “jaws” into.

By Jeff Lyons | Published: July 6, 2017