I have deliberately refrained from discussing many matters of style in this book, because I feel that writing style is... View Article
About William Kowalski
William Kowalski is the best-selling, award-winning author of six novels and six Rapid Reads (shorter works for beginning adult readers of English). His first novel, EDDIE’S BASTARD, won the 1999 Rosenstein Award, the 2001 Ama-Boeke Prize, and occupied the #5 spot on the Times of London bestseller list. His fifth novel, THE HUNDRED HEARTS, won the 2014 Thomas H. Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award. He has been nominated three times for the Ontario Library Association’s Golden Oak Award. His books have been translated into fifteen languages.
He is also the founder of My Writing Network (https://mywriting.network), an organization dedicated to providing free websites and community support to emerging authors of all types and backgrounds.
You can visit him online at https://williamkowalski.com.
Author Archives for William Kowalski
Let’s not beat around the bush here. Rejection is soul-crushing. It’s especially bad when you feel like you were rejected... View Article
Do I Need Contacts or Connections? It seems to be a common myth that only insiders and well-connected people have... View Article
I’ve got an agent. So now what? You wait. Let them do their job. They’ll call you when they have... View Article
Special Report by William Kowalski: Does the future of publishing lie in readers deciding what gets published? Given how difficult... View Article
The query letter is a letter you send to an agent by whom you would like to be represented. It... View Article
First, let’s review what an agent actually does, in case this is new for you. In business parlance, an agent... View Article
Agents: Do I need one? That depends on your goal. If your goal is publication by a large commercial publishing... View Article
They say that if you love to cook, the last thing you should do is open a restaurant, because it... View Article
If the first 50 pages can be said to be the beginning of a book, then from page 51 up... View Article