literart rejection

Can Literary Rejection Be a Good Thing?

It happened to Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl 15…
types of editors

A Field Guide to Different Types of Editors

Ask the general populace what a “book editor” does, and you’ll…
proofreading

Proofreading 101: What It Is, and Why You Need It

Page proofs…galley pages…typeset pages…first pass pages. Different…

Good Bones: Crafting a Solid Structure for Your Book

A great title, cover and concept are often enough to get a reader…

Editorial Tip: How To Write Dialogue That Works

Writing dialogue seems like it would be so easy. We talk all…

Editorial Tip: Colons and Capitalization

Using a colon is an excellent way to tack a list, dependent clause…

Editorial Tip: Just One Space

Remember the days when we learned to type in school? "Remember,…

Why You Need An Editor

What a fun job I have, getting to walk writers just like you…

Three Steps to Estimating Your Page Count

Today, we diverge from our regularly scheduled program to bring…

How to Find Literary Representation: The Who, What and How of Agents

One of the most common questions we get at kn literary arts is,…