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Ten Methods for Surviving the Writing Slog

Many people write stories—but few achieve the uphill climb to publication. Aspiring writers look at how far they need to travel and start feeling so dismal that they’re tempted to quit. They worry that their work is poor and question their calling to authorship.

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How to Catch an Agent with Your Hook

If you’ve pursued publication for any length of time, perhaps you’re already aware of tips and tricks on how to grab an agent’s attention. Maybe you understand the importance of building a presence on social media and learning how to market a book. Maybe you’re even continuing to enter contests and submit to publications in hopes of expanding your credentials. These efforts show your dedication to becoming a well-rounded author, which will help you appear professional to an agent.

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