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20+ Twitter writing contests to try your luck in 2020

20+ Twitter writing contests to try your luck in 2020

Mark your calendars! When I first learned about the #writingcommunity on Twitter, I discovered two writing contests: PitchWars and RevPit. And when my manuscript missed the deadlines, I was frustrated and annoyed that I’d have to wait a whole year to try again. But when […]

Let’s talk NaNoWriMo 2019!

Let’s talk NaNoWriMo 2019!

Twitter prompts make everything better I love Twitter prompts! From PitchWars’ #PWPoePrompts to Writer in Motion’s #WIMgames, daily Twitter prompts are a great way to get to know your fellow writers. So I thought it’d be fun to make one for NaNoWriMo this year! Join […]

20 RevPit #10queries tweets that made us slightly paranoid about our entries

20 RevPit #10queries tweets that made us slightly paranoid about our entries

Photo by Sara Kurfeß on Unsplash. I swear I only submitted to two editors. Then why was I so convinced that every #10queries tweet was written for me?! It has been quite a week for all of us. (If you’re new to the #WritingCommunity, learn more about #RevPit […]

The kinds of books #revpit editors want

The kinds of books #revpit editors want

Photo by Radu Marcusu on Unsplash. Would your novel fit on any of these #RevPit bookshelves? Now is not the time to make mistakes! For #RevPit, we get to submit to two editors. Two! (Well, technically, you get a backup to choose in addition to your top two.) […]

What #RevPit editors expect from your first pages

What #RevPit editors expect from your first pages

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash. Let’s kill some of those first darlings I don’t know about you, but I love my first pages. I love them so much I’ve read them just about 5 billion times. That said, it can be really hard to change those first […]