The Art of the Pitch and Synopsis

Column by George Cotronis July 23, 2015
You want to sell your novel or land an agent? Well, you need an elevator pitch and synopsis to do so. Here's Elevator Pitch 101.

How Not to Ask For a Book Review

Column by Erik Wecks January 16, 2013
Erik Wecks talks about what he learned after receiving 60 plus requests for a book review in a forty-eight hour period.

Don't Write Comics: How To Write Comics Part 4

Column by Kelly Thompson September 6, 2012
The final installment in a series about writing for comics & graphic novels. Part 4 discusses writer/artist agreements, and writer/artist collaboration.

Don't Write Comics: How To Write Comics Part 3

Column by Kelly Thompson August 14, 2012
The 3rd in a series about writing for comics & graphic novels. Part 3 continues to explore what you'll need for a professional comics pitch and details finding the right artist for your project.

Don't Write Comics: How To Write Comics Part 2

Column by Kelly Thompson July 11, 2012
The 2nd in a series about writing for comics & graphic novels. Part 2 details what you'll need for a professional comics pitch, formatting and technical details, and how to actually write your comic.

Ask The Lit Coach: "What Are The Most Important Factors When Writing A Query Letter?" and More

Column by Erin Reel April 30, 2012
Does the perfect query letter exist? Are positive reactions to pitches worth something? It's all about query letters this week on Ask The Lit Coach!