Join us for an evening with Morgan St. James
Award-winning author Morgan St. James has ten published books to her credit with the latest, La Bella Mafia, a true crime book co-authored with Dennis Griffin and Bella Capo (whose story it is), due for release this year. She co-authors the Silver Sisters Mysteries series with her real-life sister, and has also written books on her own. Morgan publishes the online bi-monthly eZine Writers Tricks of the Trade and has written over 500 published articles related to writing. She frequently presents workshops and appears on author’s panels.
All of her books are available at Amazon worldwide and many other online bookstores. www.morganstjames-author.com
Cut out the deadwood. Tightly written pieces keep the reader turning the pages, wanting to know what happens next. You may love a particular passage, but will your readers love it? Will the agent, publisher or editor you’re pitching think your writing is compelling? Phrasing that goes nowhere, even if beautifully written, is cumbersome and therefore a minus, not a plus. Events and words repeated over and over or going off on tangents that don’t move the story only weaken your work.