FAST, EASY, PAINLESS: Writing Articles and Workshops
Popular lecturer on the craft and business of writing, award-winning author Kathy Carmichael has compiled many of her workshops and articles in this first volume of her Fast, Easy, Painless series. A number of these articles appear on her website, but new material includes: Turning your Talents into Income, Characterization and Viewpoint, helpful information about searching for a literary agent, and more.
Featuring a Foreword by Vicki Hinze, Who’s Who in the World recipient (author and educator) and award-winning author of One Way to Write a Novel and Forget Me Not.
Workshops and articles included in Volume 1:
Strengthening Your Manuscript for Contests (and Editors!)
Recipe for Writing
Characterization and Viewpoint
How to Improve Story Dialogue
How to Give Your Reader that Ah! Ending
Considering Tickling a few Funny Bones? Writing Humor
Recommended Reading List
Business of Writing
Warm Up Your Pitch (Writing the Story Blurb)
In-person Pitching Tips
Query Letter Basics
Turning Your Talents into Income
Tips for Finding a Literary Agent
Characteristics of Bad Agents
Banish the Unpublished Writer Blues
The Writer’s Voyage
A Writer’s Life: Hurry Up and Wait
“Clear, concise, and easy to follow. Kathy Carmichael’s writing articles will streamline the process toward getting published.”
–Kimberly Llewellyn, award-winning author of I Want to Be an Author: Now What?