Guest Post · Writing

3 Differences Between a Demographic and Your Market

Originally posted on Carly Watters, Literary Agent Blog:
I get a lot of proposals or pitches that say “there are 157 million women in the US, that’s my market” and unfortunately they’re mixing up the difference between a demographic and a market. Publishers (especially publicists) don’t take well to these things because it makes someone seem…

Writing · Writing Prompts

Writer’s Digest Poetic Asides

The following is a poem form referenced in the September 2016 Writer’s Digest Poetic Asides column by Robert Lee Brewer: POETIC FORM: TRICUBE The tricube is a newer form introduced by acclaimed Sacramento poet Phillip Larrea. A mathematical poem, the tricube makes up for its lack of history simply by being a fun and addictive form to write. The math… Continue reading Writer’s Digest Poetic Asides