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What We’re Reading: Pride Edition🏳️‍🌈

June is almost over, and we hope all you Writer’s Block Partiers had a wonderful Pride Month! Here are some of the books we’re reading in celebration: Kat Cho is reading Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender Twelve-year-old Caroline is a Hurricane Child, born on Water Island during a storm. Coming into this world during a hurricane is unlucky,… Continue reading What We’re Reading: Pride Edition🏳️‍🌈

Craft · Feature

What Do You Have To Lose?: Infusing Your Characters With Personal Stakes | DVPit Blog Hop

WBP is hosting another post for DVPit’s blog hop this week! #DVpit, the Twitter pitch event for marginalized creators, is returning for its fifth run this April. In preparation for the main event, Writer’s Block Party is hosting a guest post from author and literary agent Hannah Fergesen as part of the #DVpit blog hop!… Continue reading What Do You Have To Lose?: Infusing Your Characters With Personal Stakes | DVPit Blog Hop

Community · Feature

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

Author career · Feature · Interview · publishing

Pub Life #5: Knowledge is Power – Contracts & Rights

Through our Pub Life posts, Writer’s Block Party will be hosting guests and contributors who talk about their jobs within the publishing industry. There are many more career paths in publishing than a lot of people realize, and we’re so excited to spotlight a few of them for you guys! Today, we’re excited to share… Continue reading Pub Life #5: Knowledge is Power – Contracts & Rights

Author career · Feature

Questions to ask Other Clients of an Agent

Earlier we posted questions to ask agents during The Call. And today it’s time for questions to ask client referrals. Whenever you talk to an agent who wants to offer representation, you should get a list of their clients you can contact. Preferably two (one who’s sold and one who hasn’t). You can either talk… Continue reading Questions to ask Other Clients of an Agent