There’s something deeply satisfying about passing on a beloved book to the next generation, whether to your children, a niece or a nephew or simply a younger friend. To know that one of my favorites is being cherished all over again really makes me feel all warm inside. 🙂
One of those books I was so pleased to pass on is Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, which holds a special place in my heart—as well as my sons’—for its originality and courage.
But did you know that this Newbery Medal winner was rejected more than 25 times? And that some of the greatest books of our time (Gone with the Wind and Harry Potter among them) were repeatedly denied by publishers?
Now if these classics were rejected, how can you make sure your book passes muster? My quick answer: focus on what your audience needs.
But how do you make sure you’re writing a piece that really resonates with your audience—and makes a deeper impact on their lives?
In this week’s blog, I’ll share with you the 3 crucial elements you need to write a book that hits home with your audience—AND becomes a best-seller, a win-win for you as an author. Check them out below.
And share with me some of your favorite books in the comments. Which ones are you passing on to the next generation?
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