ne of the things writers do when we gather is compare not just the good, but the bad side of putting our work into the public marketplace… so this was my answer to the question.
One of the first questions a romance writer has to answer is “Why is this character single?” The older the character, the more complicated the answer to that question can be.
New Orleans has no parallel for music, sin, magic, counter culture and historical pastiche.
Answering the question: Why do you use third person limited so much?
Some writers, especially new ones, are wary of being “branded” by a label that excludes her from one market or the other. To them, my advice is write LOTS.
An interview between Karin Kallmaker and the Golden Crown Literary Society, 2004
The L-Word was never my cup of tea, but there’s lots of tea out there and we don’t all have to like the same tea.
If you would like your book treated professionally, then you need to present it professionally.