One day while reading Query Shark I saw a query that made me wish there was a “buy” button on the page. That query was written by Josin L. McQuein for her book Premeditated which will be published in October 2013. (But I want to read it NOW! And just from the query!) Since that time I’ve been following Josin’s blog, and she recently did what I thought was one of the smartest things an author can do.
She created a Wordle from one of her manuscripts.
I’ve seen Wordles all over the place, but I never thought to make one from my manuscript, but what a great idea! If you’re a writer and worried that you’re using certain words way too often, this is the perfect way to find out.
So yeah, I made one for Crimson and Clover: