Good Writers, Bad Books: A NaNoWriMo Debrief

November 30, 2015 - Perfecting your Craft - 9 Comments

NaNoWriMo Bad Books Good Writers

NaNoWriMo is over! Whether you're out celebrating your achievement, or still mulling over your newborn novel, we thought we'd share a personal, warm and fuzzy NaNo experience with you, straight from our editor Rebecca Heyman, who did herself complete NaNoWriMo a few years ago.

Query Boot Camp Vol. 2: Thrillers

November 2, 2015 - Perfecting your Craft - 2 Comments

Thriller Query Boot Camp

Here is our editor Rebecca with the second installment of Query Boot Camp, focusing on… thrillers! If you missed the first installment of QBC, or you’re not sure what this segment is all about, check out the introduction to Rebecca’s first post here. I’m so excited to bring you this second installment of Query Boot ... read more »

Launching Query Boot Camp

October 5, 2015 - Perfecting your Craft - 22 Comments

Query Boot Camp

One of the number-one frustrations we hear from writers is that their query letters go unanswered or elicit only form rejections. For authors determined to land an agent, this can feel especially disheartening--but Reedsy wants to help. We’re launching a new initiative here on the blog: Query Boot Camp. Every month, two brave authors (who ... read more »