Thursday, April 19, 2018

Dialogue Problems

Sometimes the solution to dialogue problems in a scene is to not have any dialogue at all.

http://annerallen.com/2018/02/indirect-dialogue/

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

After an Offer

Congratulations on getting an offer from an agent; now what? 

https://shannonepowers.wordpress.com/2016/05/02/so-you-got-an-offer-of-rep/

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tightening Your Manuscript

Here are some tips to cut your word count and tighten your manuscript. 

http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/how-to-get-tight-2/

Monday, April 16, 2018

Book Signings

A few simple hints to make your book signings more successful. 

http://elizabethspanncraig.com/6462/signings-2/

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Dialogue

If you write your dialogue the way people really speak, you'll bore your readers. 

https://www.novel-writing-help.com/writing-dialogue.html

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Amazon Author Central

Set up your author page on Amazon to help your readers find out more about your and to receive sales figures. 

https://nonfictionauthorsassociation.com/set-up-amazon-author-central/

Friday, April 13, 2018

Sentence Structures

Eliminate these clunky sentence structures to tighten and improve your writing.

https://thewritelife.com/clunky-sentence-structures/

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Manuscript Formatting

Here's how NOT to format your manuscript. 

https://writersrumpus.com/2018/03/13/how-not-to-format-your-manuscript/

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Backmatter

Whether your write nonfiction or fiction, you can enhance the value of your book by including backmatter. 

http://www.reforemo.com/2018/03/reforemo-day-3-heidi-e-y-stemple-sheds.html

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Picture Book Basics

If you're new to the world of picture books, the first thing to know is they're not just short books.