When it comes to planned trilogies, it can be challenging for the second installment to hold the reader’s attention. The overarching conflict is set up in the first book and concludes in the third. Meanwhile, in the second book, there’s often nothing to see for miles around but a whole bunch of rising action.Read More
If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’ve completed the first draft of your manuscript.
First off: Congratulations! Second: Hop in. I have five organizational and motivational tips to set you on the path for productive self-revision.Read More
Hint: This is a trick question.Read More
"I had three months in which to secure the crowdfunding target of £4000 in presales, which was secured in less than six days.”
In this Hatch Editorial Client Spotlight, historical novelist James Vella-Bardon explains the connection between persistence, voice, and authorial success.Read More
At AWP 2018 in Tampa, I was honored to meet novelist Rebekah Frumkin. Her debut, The Comedown, was published by Henry Holt in April, and is available for purchase wherever books are sold.
This third and final section gives Rebekah's advice on how and when to share personal experiences with your readers.Read More