What are some of the most egregious dialogue mistakes? In this post, we’ll look at eight common errors to avoid when writing your dialogue.
How do you craft a plot twist for your novel? Here are the essential tips:
How do you connect with your reader on a humorous level? It’s hard to convey “funny” with just words alone, but it can be done. Here are a few tips:
Which characters should you always include in your novel? In this guide, we’ll explore the five pivotal characters and the roles that they play:
Need advice on how to convert your book or novel into an audiobook? Here’s a helpful beginner’s guide:
Dear Track Changes, I’m about to go forward with an edit on my novel, and I found myself wondering what was actually going to happen between now and the deadline. Obviously, it’s going to get edited, but what are the nuts and bolts of that process? How do you tackle a project? Thanks,… Read more »
Dear Track Changes, I’m in the depths of querying agents for my debut novel, and like a lot of authors, I’m struggling. I feel relatively confident about the list of agents I put together, but I’ve gotten a lot of passes from agents who aren’t interested in seeing the book itself, and a few… Read more »
Are you a writer who needs help managing deadlines? In this post, we’ll discuss how to meet your deadline every time.
What is a subplot and what’s the point of adding one to your novel? Here’s your beginner’s guide to subplots:
Dear Track Changes, I worked with an editor on my novel recently, and the edit was great—lively and informative, and for the most part very clear. But I do have some questions about certain points, so I’m gathering up my courage to take advantage of the followup call. I’m excited about talking about my book,… Read more »