Clients: The One That I Want

Scotch specializes in heroines at a crossroads, questioning their life choices and preparing to embark on journeys of self-discovery. . . . [She] creates eminently relatable characters, with a particularly excellent understanding of the way sisters interact, and has the ability to craft scenes of real emotional weight. — Booklist

From Allison's Blog

  • How to Skip Outlining

    Question of the day: I have tried plot outlines and they have never worked for me so I just make it up as I go along. One problem with this is that I frequently write myself into a corner and then need to cut characters and rethink whole story lines because unforeseen plot developments just happen. Often I feel… Read more »

  • When is a Book Done?

    Question of the day: I hear you on needing to revise the manuscript a bunch of times, but how do you know when the book is done and ready for submission? This is one of the hardest questions that a writer can face, particularly a new or novice writer. Unfortunately, there is not magic answer:… Read more »

  • Personal Essays and Privacy

    Question of the day: I have written a personal essay and have the chance to have it published. What advice would you give to someone seeking to publish a personal essay?  I am weighing up whether it is worth it. It is a story I want to tell, but will I regret exposing this part… Read more »

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“I’m so fortunate to have had Lucinda as my advocate during my paperback launch. She worked tirelessly on my behalf, came up with creative and targeted ways to expand my book’s reach, and landed me fantastic placements on sites and magazines that I wouldn’t have otherwise landed. Hiring her was one thing that I didn’t question for a second.” — Allison Winn Scotch

Allison Wynn Scotch is a New York Times bestselling author of The Song Remains the Same and Time of My Life, among other books.