Monday, July 19, 2010

Wanna Write A Breakout Novel? A Literary Agent Shows You How

Attention all writers! Literary agent Sarah Davies, of the super awesome Greenhouse Literary Agency, took to her blog to offer tips on writing a breakout novel.

The tips are split into six different elements every story should have:

Run over to her blog and enjoy. I did, and I don't regret it.

What do you think of these six elements? Does your story have all six, or just a couple?


  1. Did you read Donald Maass's How to Write a Breakout Novel?

    It's sitting on my bathroom floor to read... that might have been a little too much info. Sorry.

  2. Wow, this looks like pure gold! Thanks for posting links, and breaking it up. You rock!

    LOL at Erinn.

  3. Thanks for the referral to her post. I'm off to check it out. :)

  4. Awesome! Thanks so much for this. I'm *hopeful* I've covered the elements...but this is great reminders.

  5. Thank you, Amparo, for the links! I'll definitely read them when I have the time. (I have them all bookmarked for now.)

    I appreciate you sharing this info with us and write on!

  6. Thank you so much for all these links! I'm checking them out right now. :)

  7. Gosh - there's a load to read - it like starts in April!!!

    So I've bookmarked Sarah Davies's blog to read and mull over - thanks for the link!!!!

    take care

  8. great links! Thanks!

  9. Can I use these links on my blog for mid week links?

  10. Hey, Erinn!

    I actually haven't read Donald's book, but I've heard it's pure gold. Of course you can link these on your blog! The more people read them, the better! Thanks for stopping by!