12 Questions – Are You Ready for an Agent?

This information is for writers of fiction seeking an agent. If you hope to have your book published by a traditional publishing house (Christian or general market) you will very possibly need an agent. Have you been thinking about searching for one? The task is daunting. Before you begin you need to figure out whether…

The Finishing Touch

Here's a sneak peek at conference presenters with descriptions in their own words. We'll be posting a teaser page each  Monday. To register, visit: https://write2ignite.com/registration-2019/   Vijaya Bodach - Writing a Book that’s Controversial   Come to this workshop if you feel called to bring the Light of Christ to problems in this fallen world.…

Are You Willing to Be Rejected?

Nobody likes to be rejected. And when we’ve poured ourselves into a writing project, only to see it rejected by agents and editors, it’s easy to take that rejection personally. "My manuscript isn’t good enough." "My writing skills aren’t good enough." "I’m not good enough." Is that true? Before you believe the lie that you’re…

The Dreaded Elevator Pitch

When I worked as a Human Resources executive, one of my responsibilities was to offer outplacement training---a fancy term for helping people who lost their jobs find new employment. Outplacement training included creating a resume, polishing interview skills, and developing an elevator pitch. The elevator pitch is something writers need as well. A pitch is…