Sunday, May 1, 2016

Opening Pages

It's not always easy to figure out where your novel should start.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Publishing Terms

Thirty-five terms about the book business that all authors need to know.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Nonfiction Picture Books

For those who write or are thinking of writing nonfiction picture books, here are some helpful hints.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Goodreads Giveaways

Follow these tips to get the most bang for your buck with your Goodreads giveaways.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Socializing at Conferences

One of the reasons to go to writers' conferences is to network with other writers and publishing professionals.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Author Website

Even if you're not yet published, an author website is your business card on the web.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Too Many Ideas?

If you don't have time right now to develop your latest great story idea, make sure you make some notes for the future.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Revise and Resubmit

Is it appropriate to grant an exclusive after you've received an editorial letter with an offer to revise and resubmit? (Hint: yes)

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Independent Publishers

The best home for your manuscript might be with an independent publisher--one who's not part of a major conglomerate.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Show Don't Tell - Usually

Though the general rule is "show, don't tell," there are always exceptions.