Fortune-Cookie Tips for Writers, #304
Blog Post by Lauren Lise Baratz-Logsted - Nov.26.2012 - 8:44 am
It’s fine to have a message you hope readers will get – indeed, theme is important in adding richness and depth to your work – but if you don’t entertain, first and foremost, the reader will not be around to receive your message.
Before becoming a published novelist, I was an independent bookseller and buyer, a Publishers Weekly reviewer, a freelance editor, and a window washer. My first book was published in 2003 and by the end of 2012, I will have had 28 books published. My most...