Tag Archive for: Book Editor


Fiction Writing Blues: Why Book Editors Reject Manuscripts

Why do book editors reject manuscripts? As a fiction-writing coach, I'm asked that question a lot. Most authors are baffled by the vague correspondence that book editors send. For example: "Thank you for the opportunity to read (Title of…
Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe

10 Zingers for the (Rat-Fink) Book Editor Who Rejected Your Novel

Yes, fellow fiction writers, when it comes to writing novels and fuming about rejection letters, I can feel your pain. That’s why I created these 10 humorous zingers to take away the sting.  By the way: the inspiration for this post came…
Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe

Fiction Training: Not All Writing Advice is Created Equal

When fiction writers are starting their careers, they need training.  They don’t know how to discern between writing advice that advances their publication goals, and writing advice that is useless – or even detrimental. In their eagerness…