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D. K. Dailey
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Query Wins for Me
I am getting ready to query again after about a six-month hiatus and looked back through my records of responses and was quite pleased.  In the past, I’ve had many close calls. I’ve had full requests from publishers and agents alike for a few different book...
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Advice for Writers
The Best advice
I can give to writers can be summed up in five tips and is partly what I've read, heard or learned on my writing journey.    First   –  Keep
writing and be ready. Write as many novels (and short story, poems, essays, etc.) as you can. Learn ...
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Advice for Writers
The Best advice
I can give to writers can be summed up in five tips and is partly what I've read, heard or learned on my writing journey.    First   –  Keep
writing and be ready. Write as many novels (and short story, poems, essays, etc.) as you can. Learn ...
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On Critiquing and Being Critiqued
Congratulations on taking first step to
improving your work.  Remember, there is always more to learn and practice helps. On Critiquing Being critiqued and critiquing others
is about trust. Whether you are trusting someone to read your work and be
honest wi...
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Agent Protocol & Questions When You Get an Offer
Agent  Protocol - W hat is the standard protocol when dealing with agents? Should you respond to a "no" from an
agent with a polite thank you? Although we want to be courteous to agents who
take the time to look over our submission materials, you have to re...
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Twitter Suggestions and Writing Hash Tag
So now you're on Twitter but how do you find other
like-minded souls? Hashtags and suggestions of people to follow by Twitter are
the ways to go. These two elements help you network. Networking and remaining
active by engaging and using hashtags is the key ...
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Twitter Pitch Parties
About my year of participating in Twitter pitch parties and why you should participate too. First let's start off with the basics. A twitter pitch is 140 characters (less with appropriate hashtags) about your chosen novel. A Twitter pitch party is a predete...
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NaNoWriMo Tips Series (#3): The Aftermath - NaNoWriMo is over, so what'd you learn?
Writing
a novel is a process. As a writer, you learn by trial, error and practice, what
works best for you. During NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), I think
most people who attempt the 50,000 word feat find out a few facts about
themselves as a writ...
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NanNoWriMo Tips Series (#2): Tips for Winning/Reaching a High Word Count
      10 Sure-Fire Tips to Surviving November 1. Write every
day. Make writing a priority. Set aside time where no
one is allowed to disturb you. No one. Put on a writing hat if you have to.   2. Try timed writing exercises. Turn off inner
editor and write ...
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NaNoWriMo Tips Series: Plotting
I will tell you firsthand I'm not sure how people make it to 50,000 words without outlining a novel first. Yes "pansers" I'm talking to you and humbly bowing down at the same time. Don't get me wrong, if you can pants your way through NaNo then by all means...
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