You asked, now I'm answering! Here's my take on the good and bad aspects of various writing advice, specifically "write for yourself", "be original", "hook readers immediately", "use themes", "write what you know", "be diverse", and "unplug for productivity".
Manuscript formatting can be a pain—especially if you wait until your work is complete before bothering with it. This can be a temptation, but preparing your document before you begin to write will save you time and headache later. More than this, agents and publishers will likely take you seriously if you present to them … Continue reading How to Properly Format Your Manuscript