Tag: Chuck Sambuchino

Word Counts

Word Counts

One of the best known tips for any writer, whether starting out or starting on the 15th novel, is to write every day. However, there is an obvious response to this piece of advice, how long should we write for? For most people this question is answered using word counts – something which is very …

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The Worst Ways to Begin Your Novel

The Worst Ways to Begin Your Novel

After the visit of Allan Guthrie last night I thought we should continue that theme with this great post from Chuck Sambuchino on The Write LifeĀ about the Worst Ways to Begin Your Novel. Taken from the 2014 Guide to Literary Agents, Chuck‘s post list quotes from a wide range of literary agents talking about their …

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