Acronyms: Part I

My buddy wrote a really funny post for writers. She always makes me laugh.

THE WRITING LIFE

People keep asking me about the acronyms I use, and what they stand for. Apparently there are people out there that aren’t involved in the writing world at all. (GASP!) 🙂 So, for all of you who live in the “normal” world, here is a list of common acronyms used by writers. (If there are any I missed, please comment below).

WIP = Work in Progress

ARC = Advanced Reader’s Copy

POV = Point of view (If there is a 1st, 3rd . . . just means which POV…first person, third person)

SASE = self addressed stamped envelope

CP = Critique Partner

WM = Writer’s Market

MS = Manuscript

MSS = Manuscripts

MC = Main Character

SS = Simultaneous Submission

HEA = Happily Ever After

WB = Writer’s Block

BIC = Butt in chair 

For Genres (G): (This is where you’ll find a certain book on the shelves)

YA = Young Adult…

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