I like to read concise book reviews that are specific and don't contain spoilers. Answer a few questions for me and be done. What did you like about the book; did you dislike anything? Be balanced. No book is all good or all bad. Tell me about the writing, the storyline, and characters. Were the …
Quotes by Legendary Writer William Zinsser
5 Quotes by Legendary Writer William Zinsser (In Memoriam) By: Baihley Grandison @ WritersDigest.com To write well, William Zinsser believed, you had to “believe in your writing and believe in yourself, taking risks, daring to be different, pushing yourself to excel.” The National Magazine Award–winning journalist and author of 18 books—including the acclaimed bestseller On Writing …
Quotes About Reading #10
“I haven't any right to criticize books, and I don't do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticize Jane Austen, but her books madden me so that I can't conceal my frenzy from the reader; and therefore I have to stop every time I begin. Every time I read Pride and …
Quotes About Reading #9
“It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.” ― C.S. Lewis
Quotes About Reading #8
“A short story is a different thing all together - a short story is like a kiss in the dark from a stranger.” ― Stephen King, Skeleton Crew
Quotes About Reading #7
“Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.” ― Louis L'Amour, Matagorda/The First Fast Draw
Quotes about Reading #6
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ― Groucho Marx
Quotes about Reading #3
“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.” ― J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
Book Marketing Tools #1
Build Your Author Platform with the Easy Hub and Spoke System via http://bookmarketingtools.com Confused about your author platform, why you need it, and how to build it? Lucky for you, author Carmen Amato makes it easy for you in this guest post. She shows you exactly what you need to do to build your platform. …
New Agent Looking to Build List
New Agent (Sarah Nagal, Writers House) is building a client list and is actively accepting submissions.
Sarah Nagel joined Writers House in 2011 to work with Senior Vice President, Merrilee Heifetz and is now actively building her own client list. She is interested in psychological thrillers (those that mess with your head rather than high speed cross-country chases), horror, mystery, suspense and literary fiction. Sarah is especially interested in strong character-driven fiction and stories that explore the dynamics of a dysfunctional family unit / relationships.
She also represents realistic Young Adult and Middle Grade with a hint of magical realism. On the nonfiction side, Sarah is interested in medical ethics, true crime, humor books and memoir with a distinctive narrative voice with a universal resonance. Sarah is not looking for straight sci-fi, high fantasy, romance or picture books.
Prior to joining Writers House, Sarah was a media lawyer in London and graduated with two separate degrees in English Language and Literature, and Law. You can follow…
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