Just like last month, I'm sharing a small snippet from my monthly writings. Last time I shared the opening page of my dark fantasy novel, quite possibly the most important part of any book, so make sure to check that out if you haven't already.
Category: Upcoming Novels
Read the news and updates on all of Julia’s upcoming novels and current long-form writing projects.
“At hour six, Grace had to remind herself not to panic.” – An Excerpt From My Novel
Ever since I posted about my 2023 writing goals, I've wanted to do some kind of accountability series - a monthly update where I share what I'm working on, in the hopes that I'll stick to my writing goals. At first, I wasn't sure how to do this. I didn't want to post full chapters … Continue reading “At hour six, Grace had to remind herself not to panic.” – An Excerpt From My Novel
Finding The Perfect Comp Title: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Finding a suitable comp title for my novel has been a slow journey. I expected that. There's this whole process of finding the books and then reading them - and reading them consciously so I actually notice the similarities instead of just, you know, enjoying the book. Case in point, here is the next update … Continue reading Finding The Perfect Comp Title: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Finding The Perfect Comp Title: Imaginary Friend By Stephen Chbosky
If you're a writer looking to be traditionally published, you will have heard of comp titles. A comp title or a comparison title can be used to give agents a general idea for what to expect from the book you want to publish. As an aspiring author myself, I have been on a journey to … Continue reading Finding The Perfect Comp Title: Imaginary Friend By Stephen Chbosky
Finding The Perfect Comp Title: The Stolen By Bishop O’Connell
When querying a book, it's often vital for two or more comparison titles to be included in the pitch. Comparison or comp titles are books that are similar to the one being queried. They're a way to help an agent or publisher picture the concept, tone, and market, transforming that coddled manuscript into a commercial product.