L.A. Kennedy

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Finding a literary agent is one thing, but the hard part is gaining representation. In this post, we share how to hook a literary agent to represent writing and get published by looking at the query letter, synopsis, book proposal, and sample pages. Robert Lee Brewer Finding a literary agent is one thing, but the …

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When approached one step at a time, the dreaded synopsis can become a trusted companion on your publishing journey. Ammi-Joan Paquette explains how to write a synopsis for any novel. Ammi-Joan Paquette The prospect of condensing a novel into a synopsis can intimidate even the most seasoned writers. But when approached one step at a …

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by Jane Friedman It’s probably the single most despised document you might be asked to prepare: the synopsis. The synopsis is sometimes required because an agent or publisher wants to see, from beginning to end, what happens in your story. Thus, the synopsis must convey a book’s entire narrative arc. It shows what happens and who changes, and it …

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Learn How to Write a Synopsis Like a Pro – Courtney Carpenter via Writer’s Digest 5 Tips on How to Write a Synopsis Before sending your book proposal out to potential literary agents, here are some suggested elements you should include while writing a synopsis: Narrative Arc. A synopsis conveys the narrative arc, an explanation …

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