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10 Agent Feedback Tips

In a guest blog post from Writescape, author Ruth E. Walker interviews her literary agent, Ali McDonald, on her top feedback tips.
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Publishing Myths: The Perfect Manuscript

Why a manuscript is not truly final until it is published and what revisions to expect from your agents and editors.
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Films to Inspire Your Writing

Our favourite films featuring writing or writers to help breathe life into that work-in-progress. Add to your watchlist now.
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What Comes After the First Draft?

Finishing the first draft is only the start of the writing process. Find out what next steps to take and what resources to use!
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Publishing Myths: Agents in Ivory Towers

Another instalment of publishing myths with the focus on what exactly agents do for their clients and why you may need one.
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5 Worst Ways to Open a Novel

Reviewing the worst ways to open a novel and what occurs in these scenes to make agents and editors run for the hills.
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Read Banned Books

What causes a book to be challenged or banned from schools and public libraries and why reading these works is crucial.
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Breaking the Writing Rules

What are writing rules, anyway? Let's examine why they matter and how to skillfully break them like a professional writer.
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Freedom to Read

Freedom to Read week is an important event that challenges the threat of censorship and defends the intellectual freedom in Canada.
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