Resource Article: https://escapepublishingblog.wordpress.com/2015/08/26/synopses-decoded/
Posted on August 26, 2015
by Kate Cuthbert
At this year’s RWAus Conference, Ainslie Paton and I did a workshop on blurb and synopsis writing. We thought we’d share some of the slides and wisdom here, for those who weren’t able to make the session.
The workshop will be split over two blogs. Without further ado: the synopsis! READ MORE
Maybe you’ve heard the letters bandied about—“Oh, my hero just doesn’t have a strong enough internal GMC.” Or maybe it’s all Greek to you.
G = Goal. (What is it the character wants to achieve? Or what is the character wants to avoid?)
M = Motivation. (Why does the character want this goal?)
C = Conflict. (What stands in the character’s way? Why can’t the character have the goal?)
There are two types of GMC: internal and external.
Internal GMC is the character’s emotional journey ... READ MORE
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Resource Article: https://writersvictoria.org.au
Pitching your genre novel to an international agent
You’ve finished your novel. It’s been fact-checked, spell-checked, proofread, edited and polished to the point of perfection. Now you are ready to find an agent. You know that in these days of the global village and Internet frontiers it is possible to go international. After all, Australia’s own genre Queens and Kings have proved that, from bestselling romance writers Anne Gracie and Anna Campbell to thriller megastars Michael Robotham and Matthew Reilly, to name just four.