Sunday, February 7, 2016

Outdated Slang

Make sure you're not accidentally using slang words in your YA that will date your novel.

http://writeonsisters.com/writing-craft/writing-ya/accidental-outdated-slang-in-ya/

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Writing Books

With so many craft books from which to choose, how do you decide?

http://writershelpingwriters.net/recommended-writing-books/

Friday, February 5, 2016

Promotion Timing

If you're running a promotion, make sure it's in place before spreading the word on social media.

http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/2015/12/more-on-promotion-timing.html

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Misused Words

Make sure you don't confuse these similar words.

http://qz.com/432285/20-misused-words-that-make-smart-people-look-dumb/

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Character Descriptions

The writing rule of "show don't tell" applies when describing your characters.

http://writershelpingwriters.net/2013/12/character-descriptions-learn-pros/

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Picture Book Literary Agents

Read what excites agents who represent picture book authors.

http://taralazar.com/2015/12/10/picture-book-literary-agents-and-what-excites-them/

Monday, February 1, 2016

Writing Advice

What do you wish you had known before embarking on your writing journey?

http://www.thereviewreview.net/publishing-tips/21-things-i-wish-id-known-i-started-writing-

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Book Promotion

Can you launch a book without making yourself miserable?

https://janefriedman.com/can-you-promote-a-book-without-making-yourself-miserable/

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Style Sheets

Keep track of all the important details in your story with a style sheet.

http://annerallen.com/2015/09/style-that-doesnt-go-out-of-fashion.html

Friday, January 29, 2016

Know Your Character

You need to understand many minor details of a character's life in order to bring him/her to life in your writing.

https://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2014/09/22/90-things-to-know-about-your-characters-before-writing/