Saturday, August 29, 2015

Leaving Your Agent

How do you know if/when it's time for you and your agent to part ways?

http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2015/07/how-to-know-when-to-leave-your-agent.html

Friday, August 28, 2015

Contracts

What the Authors' Guild Fair Contract Initiative has to say about book contracts.

http://blogs.publishersweekly.com/blogs/shelftalker/?p=16573&utm_source=Publishers+Weekly

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Spidergrams

Find out how to use spidergrams in plotting your book.

http://nerdychickswrite.com/2015/07/28/leeza-hernandez-plotting-with-spidergrams-and-giveaway/

Spidergrams

Find out how to use spidergrams in plotting your book.

http://nerdychickswrite.com/2015/07/28/leeza-hernandez-plotting-with-spidergrams-and-giveaway/

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

After the Offer

What should you do after receiving an offer of representation?

http://bookendslitagency.blogspot.com/2015/07/handling-offer-of-representation.html

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Conferences

Why it's worth your while to go to writing conferences.

http://composejournal.com/why-you-should-go-to-a-writers-conference-now/

Monday, August 24, 2015

Writing Contests

Questions you should ask before entering a writing contest.

http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2015/07/online-writing-contests-three-questions.html#.VcKdePlVhBc

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Filter Words

Filter words distance your reader and weaken your writing.  

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Common Core

Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, it's worthwhile understanding the Common Core standards.

http://writersrumpus.com/2015/07/17/common-core-for-writers/

Friday, August 21, 2015

Getting Representation

How can you convince a literary agent to represent you and your work?

http://thewritelife.com/13-ways-to-convince-a-literary-agent-to-represent-you/