According to a recent National Education Association's 'Reading at Risk' study, 15 million Americans have attempted some kind of creative writing. Very few of these writers have had their work published.
Are you one of them? Want to improve your chances?
Defeating the Slushpile Monster is a funny guide for serious writers. It will make you laugh while you learn how to improve your manuscript's chances of surviving the arduous submission process. Find out how "Only You Can Prevent Formatting Follies" and how to avoid those "Prose Pile-Ups on Publication Road". After all, every writer longs for a "happily ever after" ending, right?
Bonus: Included in this edition, Straight Answers to Tough Writing Questions.