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Guest Post with Rachel Griffin: On Sharing Early Work With Critique Partners

Hello, Writer’s Block Party readers! Today we’re delighted to feature a guest post by Rachel Griffin. Look forward to the occasional guest contributor appearing on our blog from now on!   Last Thursday I was buried in revision notes when my calendar chimed with a reminder. It said my housekeeper would be arriving in one… Continue reading Guest Post with Rachel Griffin: On Sharing Early Work With Critique Partners

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Publishing Calendar: Month to Month

One of the most confusing things about the publishing industry is its ebb and flow. When you’re new to the cycle of querying agents and going on submission to editors, the entire thing can seem mystifying. Undoubtedly, you’ll be told that some times of year are “better” or “worse” than others for sending out your… Continue reading Publishing Calendar: Month to Month

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The World Isn’t Wide Enough For My Book (Or Is It?)

This post is co-written by Akshaya and Mara. Writing a novel takes a long time. You spend months, even years, wrestling with an idea you love. You slog through revision after revision after revision, because publishing is a difficult game that demands nothing less than your best. You work so hard, for so long, with… Continue reading The World Isn’t Wide Enough For My Book (Or Is It?)