Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Instagram

The difference between Instagram and Twitter is more than just pictures vs. words.

http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/06/great-tips-for-writers-on-using.html

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Big Five

This handy-dandy chart shows you all the imprints and divisions of the big five publishing companies.

http://almossawi.com/big-five-publishers/

Monday, July 25, 2016

Botched Beginnings

Here are some things to avoid in the opening pages of your novel.

https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/05/31/botched-beginnings-common-first-page-killers/

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Dedications

How do you decide to whom you should dedicate your book?

https://emusdebuts.wordpress.com/2016/06/20/this-post-is-dedicated-to/

Getting Rejected Can Help Your Writing

Why you should aim for a hundred or more rejections a year.

http://lithub.com/why-you-should-aim-for-100-rejections-a-year/

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Why Queries Are Rejected

Agent Janet Reid shares the reasons she rejected some queries.

http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/2016/06/reasons-i-said-no-to-25-queries-and-how.html

Friday, July 22, 2016

Introverts and Conferences

With careful preparation, introverts can attend and benefit from conferences.

http://groggorg.blogspot.com/2016/06/introverts-attending-conferences-words.html

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Flashbacks

If you have a flashback in your novel, it's better to not have it in your opening pages.

https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/are-flashbacks-fizzling-your-fiction-time-as-a-literary-device/

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Words to Use Instead of "Very"

Rather than adding "very" to increase the impact of a word, try using some of these words instead.

http://www.someecards.com/life/workplace/better-vocabulary-words-to-use-instead-of-very/

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Voice vs. Grammar

Sometimes you have to break grammatical rules to bring out your voice.

http://mythicscribes.com/writing-techniques/voice-vs-grammar/