You writers know the drill.Write a fabulous story.Polish the manuscript.Learn to craft an enticing query letter, synopsis, and first pages.Begin the submission process.Then, wait, and wait, and wait.You receive no replies or a few “not rightMoreYou writers know the drill.Write a fabulous story.Polish the manuscript.Learn to craft an enticing query letter, synopsis, and first pages.Begin the submission process.Then, wait, and wait, and wait.You receive no replies or a few “not right for our list” emails. It’s agonizing. Even if you’ve crafted a story with fascinating characters and a page-turning plot, your march toward publication stops dead in its tracks.
You aren’t able to get your foot inside the publishing door.You ask yourself, why?For over twenty years, frustrated writers have arrived at my “story doctor” virtual doorstep, manuscripts and hearts in hands. Every single one of these hopeful authors felt stymied and asked me to help them understand why industry professionals didn’t recognize their story as the “hot” title on next year’s best-seller list.It never took long to identify the reason. 95% of them did not understand or had not employed basic writing mechanics. In other words, they’d exposed themselves as writing “rookies.” Theyd shot themselves in the foot.
Ouch!When you read the tips and apply WRITE RIGHT techniques to your manuscript, automatically you become a smarter and more skillful writer. Your work matures from rookie to pro.This will make a positive difference in the outcome when you step out into the publishing world. You’ll put your best foot forward instead of shooting yourself in it.NOTE: If you plan to self-publish, the information in this little book will help you .
. . big time. Especially if you do not engage the services of an industry professional to edit your manuscript and identify writing mechanic errors. You owe it to yourself to expend the necessary time and energy to self-evaluate and polish your manuscript until it glows in the dark and stands out from the rest.