Visitor Submitted Question – What is ‘Voice’?
We recently received an email from a T4TA visitor asking this seemingly straightforward question: ‘I’ve been getting feedback that my character’s voice isn’t right. What is ‘voice’? It’s easy to get lost in the weeds on this one, but the … Read More
A Great Place to Start
Many thanks to Anna from Colorado for finding this article! What if you know you want to be a published author, but aren’t sure how to make it happen? While every writer’s journey is different – so different, in fact, … Read More
Move Books & Reycraft Books Giveaway!
Win 6 Titles from Move Books & Reycraft Books! A heartfelt THANK YOU to Eileen Robinson for sharing her experiences and insights as part of the Writing Careers series! In honor of her contributions, and in support of her mission … Read More
Writing Careers – Editor & Publisher
Do you want to be part of the team that decides which books are published? Are you skilled at deconstructing stories, knowing what’s missing, and how to make them better? Do you dream of being part of the process that … Read More
Writing Careers – Goodreads Contributor
Do you love to read, and can’t wait to tell everyone about the latest book you’ve picked up? Are you forever curious about the author behind the book, and wonder why they were inspired to write the story, or create … Read More
Pasadena Loves YA Book Festival
The Pasadena Loves YA Book Festival is on September 21st, Noon to 4pm at the Central branch of the Pasadena Public Library. More details below. The Pasadena Loves YA Book Festival is happening September 2st, 12-4 pm, at the Pasadena … Read More
Giveaway! Win a signed copy of Deborah Halverson’s Writing YA Fiction for Dummies!
Our latest Writing Careers contributor, Deborah Halverson, has generously offered to send a signed copy of her excellent craft book, Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies, to one lucky winner in our first ever giveaway! Enter by clicking below, and … Read More
Writing Careers – Freelance Editor
Do You have story “X-ray vision”? Are you incurably inquisitive and have extraordinary self-accountability skills? Would you like to work with authors to help their manuscripts become the best they can be? If so, you may make an excellent freelance … Read More
Writing Careers – Writing on a Work For Hire Basis
Do you enjoy learning about new things? Can you find the “story” in almost any topic? Do you have a natural ability to “teach” through your writing? Is a looming deadline just the thing to get you motivated? If so, … Read More
Writing Careers – Literary Agent
Are you passionate about books and reading? Do you want to be part of bringing quality books into the world? Is it easy for you to talk to others about books you enjoy? Are you able to get them interested … Read More