What Do Publishers Look for?

Advice given by Emma Nelson at UVU Teen Writing Camp, 6/9/17 Notes Taken and Arranged by Clover Brooks I’m almost positive this question has passed through many authors minds – including my own.  We as writers try our hardest to write the best books we can, but what if we get to the end and no…

Accepting Rejection – Book Wise

By: Clover Brooks Ah yes… the one thing authors dread the most (other than tripping and falling over writer’s block). Rejection. (Not relationship rejection, mind you. Book rejection. Let’s clear that up right now, haha). I just experienced this recently as I received yet another rejection letter for the first book in my original series,…

“Keep it hush-hush” – Writing Secrets

By: Clover Brooks So, you’re here because your character needs a secret, huh? I don’t blame you. (Confession: I honestly researched this topic for myself and felt like I needed to make a blog post out of the stuff I found. It was priceless and I thought you guys would love it!) First, what is…

Get Rid of Writers/Readers Block!

By: Clover Brooks Let’s face it, we’ve all experienced some sort of block in our lives. Whether if we’re a writer, just trying to get a book off the ground, or a reader who just can’t seem to find the right book. Trust me when I say this, I’ve been there. And I’ve done that….