Category Archives: Conflict

Monday Advice from Agents and Editors – The High-Stakes Story

Nicole Tourtelot has been a literary agent at Kuhn Projects since 2012. Before that, she worked in the literary department at ICM Partners (literary and talent agency), in the fiction department of Esquire magazine, and as a researcher for the Freakonomics authors. … Continue reading

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Monday Advice from Editors and Agents: The Magic of Micro-Tension

According to literary agent Donald Maass, “the most important technique for fiction writers to grasp” is Micro-Tension. Now I read a lot of books about the writing craft and attend workshops whenever I can. Over the years, I’ve heard quite … Continue reading

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Monday Advice from Editors & Agents – Be Mean to Teens

Starting today, I’ll be blogging every Monday (or having guest bloggers in) to talk about advice from editors and agents – whether we followed the advice, disagreed with it, or tossed it out the window. Being Mean to Your Main … Continue reading

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