Headline News From Seekerville...
September 4, our own Cub Reporter, Ruth Logan Herne will be interviewing
Barbara Scott, Sr. Acquisitions Editor, for Fiction at Abingdon Press.
We'll be giving away writing careers...okay, well maybe not per se. But a little Seekerville does go a long way!
What could be better than a book sale?
A SALE on BOOKS!! Former editor, agent and a writer of romance herself, Alice Orr is offering her inventory of her 2004 Writer's Digest Book on the used book store at Amazon.
No More Rejections: 50 Secrets to Writing a Manuscript that Sells (Hardcover)
It's often said that "rejection is a part of the writing business," and aspiring writers are advised to learn to live with being rejected again and again. Not anymore! With the invaluable hints in No More Rejections, readers will learn how to turn "No" into "Yes."
Successful literary agent, author, and former editor Alice Orr combines lessons on craft with lessons on marketing to create a series of tips and techniques that help writers think about their book's marketability while they write it. Chapters feature lessons on: *Scoping out salable story ideas *Creating compelling characters *Writing an opening sentence that sizzles *Crafting sex scenes that satisfy *And more!
From writing the story itself to writing the pitch that sells the story, this book has it all!
About the Author
In addition to owning her own literary agency for 10 years, Alice Orr is an award-winning romance/suspense author whose books include Protect Me, Love; Manhattan Heat; and Dear Santa. She lives in Burton, Washington.
From Ms. Orr, "I have listed the book for sale under New and Used at Amazon
for $7.89 (usual price new is $22.99) with a personal autograph by me
and extra added writing exercises. These pluses are mentioned in the
listing so you can't miss it. "