IS YOUR BOOK READY TO PUBLISH OR QUERY?
Have you written a manuscript, but you’re not sure if it’s ready for the query trenches? Or maybe you have queried literary agents and you have yet to receive a partial or full request on your manuscript. Or have you self-published a novel and aren’t getting the reader reaction you’d hoped for?
🚩 In this episode of iWriterly, we will discuss nine red flags in editing, and why editors, literary agents, or readers might be rejecting your manuscript.
We will review:
- Red flags of newbie writers
- Where to start your story
- Telling vs. showing
- How to weave in backstory
- Floating heads
- Adjective-/adverb-heavy writing
- Character voice
- Unlikeable protagonists
- How to research for your novel