Writerly Round-Up (19 – 25 May)

Dialogue: Abused and Misused by Joni M. Fisher

Savvy Authors Blog

People recognize terrible dialogue when they hear it in movies, or on television or read it in books. It comes off wooden, robotic, confusing, lecturing, boring or in some way artificial sounding. Examples abound in B-grade movies, comic books, soap operas, and probably in the last book you refused to continue reading. Don’t be that writer.

Dialogue is NOT conversation put on paper.

What is a Submission Packet and Why Do I Need One?

What is a Submission Packet and Why Do you Need One?

You have your novel written, revised, revised, edited, revised again, already. Now, you want to start looking for a publisher. Your words need a home.