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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, especially if my new client is reeling from a rejection letter. Most authors are baffled by the vague correspondence that book editors send.…
Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe

Best Books: “Must Reads” Picked by Bestselling Romance Authors

I asked some popular authors to help me explain why Alpha Romance Heroes have become such perennial favorites among readers – including me!  And while we’re on the topic of True Confessions:  I can trace my fascination with high-handed,…
Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe
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Writing Novels with the Law of Attraction Equals Success

Ever since the third grade, I wanted to become a published novelist. By the time I reached the age of 30, my passion for writing novels had grown so strong, that I was willing to ignore an IRS report that said the average writer earns 7 cents…
Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe

Beware the Trolls: Never Let Anyone Crush Your Writing Dream

As a college freshman, I was excited to make the cut in my first Creative Writing course. I was the youngest student in a class full of juniors and seniors. My goal, even then, was to write commercial book-length fiction – particularly Romance…
Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe
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How to Pitch Book Cover Art and Titles to a Publisher

When you pitch book cover art and titles to a publisher, diplomacy will win you more concessions than obstinance. During the days when I was writing romance books for legacy publishers, I quickly discovered that actual, in-the-trenches…