Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Publishing Dictionary

Like any business, publishing has a language all its own. 


Monday, May 20, 2019

Book Events

Here are some hints to make your next book event a success. 


Sunday, May 19, 2019

Third Person Limited

Since the early 1900s, the most common point of view in novels is third person limited. 


Saturday, May 18, 2019

Is it a Picture Book

Just because you're manuscript is only 500 words long, that doesn't necessarily mean you've written a picture book. 


Friday, May 17, 2019

Realistic Dialogue

Dialogue in a book should mimic exactly the way people talk, but it needs to be believable. 


Thursday, May 16, 2019

Injecting Humor Into Your Writer

Even the most serious of books needs to humor to lighten them up. 


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Social Media Tips

Your readers are on social media, so you need to be there, too. 


Tuesday, May 14, 2019

One-Sentence Summary

Before you can even consider writing a synopsis, you need to be able to describe your book in one sentence. 


Monday, May 13, 2019

Character Objectives

Knowing your character's objectives, both external and internal, will help you write a strong character.


Sunday, May 12, 2019

Author Websites

Do you need an author website and, if so, what are the necessary pages?