Elevator Pitches that Go to the Top Floor: Part 1/5–It Doesn’t Stay in the Elevator

You know what makes my life easy? Blogging a series. Which is why I'm announcing a five-part Sub It Club Manifesto: ELEVATOR PITCHES THAT GO TO THE TOP FLOOR. Catchy, huh? I've attended workshops, been advised by Famous Authors, written, critiqued and been critiqued--and still find it difficult to boil down 300 pages into two... Continue Reading →

Synopsizing Part 1: Yes, We Are Going There

SYNOPSIS. http://youtu.be/jmrJx32xefM Calm down, honey. I know. Nothing strikes terror into a writer's heart like the word: SYNOPSIS. http://youtu.be/SIaFtAKnqBU Okay, that was kind of cruel. But it was fun to watch you jump like that. If you're submitting anything longer than a picture book, you'll end up needing a synopsis. "But Lisha, not every agent/editor... Continue Reading →

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