Category: Novels

Six Reasons Why Novelists Should Read A Lot

It’s a commonplace that novelists—especially aspiring novelists—should read a lot, and, more specifically, read lots of novels. It goes hand-in-glove, right? A certain number of people who love reading stories will eventually decide, wisely or not, to try their hand…

Confessions of a Wikipedia Addict

Go Figure: Musings from the Mind of Rob Wilstein. Tough as it is to admit, I may be the laziest researcher in the novel writing community, though I’ve done no research into my competition. Research has never been a strong…

Live Links: QueryTracker

This week I continue on my quest to find the ideal agent database. I believe I’ve found it in QueryTracker. QueryTracker (http://www.querytracker.net/) offers many useful features, most of which are FREE, but you must sign up and log-in to perform…

LiveLinks: Agent Query

This week: Agent Databases 1: AgentQuery You have buried your darlings and revised, tweaked, and proofread until you are blind. It’s finally time to find an agent who will lovingly help you find a suitable home for the product of…

Voice Recognition

So, I’m wondering if this has ever happened to you. You’ve been out. Maybe running some errands, you went to the gym, picked up your dry cleaning, whatever, and somewhere along the way you called home, left a quick message…