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by Rkcapps
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Call for writers to participate in RMIT research project about publishing contracts
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Call for writers to participate in RMIT research project about publishing contracts

AWF has been approached to help assist with some research at RMIT University in Melbourne. Can you help? If you're able, please complete a survey for the university's research. Help give other writers an overview of perceptions of contracts, in the industry (from self-published, published, and emerg...
by Rkcapps
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Backstory
Replies: 10
Views: 117

Re: Backstory

Yes, Paul, drip feeding backstory is one of the many skills a writer needs to master if they want to earn the title of author. And choosing which parts of your backstory to put 'on the page' is an even higher skill. I'm still learning. There's always something to learn. I wonder if someone has writt...
by Rkcapps
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Backstory
Replies: 10
Views: 117

Re: Backstory

Snippets are the key, not chunks :)
by Rkcapps
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Backstory
Replies: 10
Views: 117

Re: Backstory

Yes, she wrote romance. Don't know that she contributed much, but she certainly participated.
by Rkcapps
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Backstory
Replies: 10
Views: 117

Re: Backstory

Joss, do you remember Jo? I've joined RWA, and she's there. She recommended this book :)
by Rkcapps
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Backstory
Replies: 10
Views: 117

Backstory

Interesting tidbit from the book I'm reading: Many writers (myself included) write backstory subconsciously as a way of writing their way into the story. This is fine in the draft stage, but it needs to go. Why? Because you’re getting in the way of your own story. Have confidence that the story can ...
by Rkcapps
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: Why readers stop reading
Replies: 2
Views: 74

Re: Why readers stop reading

Too good, love Jenna!
by Rkcapps
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Know your comp titles
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Know your comp titles

Two agents talking ... https://youtu.be/-CCw5fcBMPw

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