Saturday, October 24, 2020

Editorial Letter

 The first step after receiving your editorial letter is not to panic.  


http://ekthiede.com/2020/08/21/so-you-got-an-edit-letter-now-what/

Friday, October 23, 2020

Plagiarism

 When you plagiarize, you're stealing, so it's important to define it.  


https://writersinthestormblog.com/2020/09/plagiarism-is-a-fancy-word-for-stealing/

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Character Names

 Here are some resources to help you find the perfect names for your characters.  


https://www.writingforward.com/writing-resources/writing-resources-for-naming-your-characters

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Author Platform

 What does an author platform mean for nonfiction writers and do you need to have one?  


https://kidlit.com/2020/09/28/author-platform-and-nonfiction-for-children/

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Characters

 Twenty traits to give your character to make them come to life.


http://www.10minutenovelists.com/twenty-things-to-give-your-characters-that-will-make-them-more-vivid/

Monday, October 19, 2020

Referrals to agents

 What is and is not a referral to an agent?  


https://nelsonagency.com/2020/09/referrals-a-powerful-tool-when-used-wisely/

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Fair Use and Permissions

 What words and illustrations from other works are you allowed to include in your book and how to you get permission to do so.


https://www.janefriedman.com/sample-permission-letter/?mc_cid=cd891ead47&mc_eid=7a859f7071

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Newspaper Photos

 Newspaper navigator helps you find just the right photos you need for your project.  


https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-20-060/library-of-congress-launches-new-tool-to-search-historical-newspaper-images/2020-09-15/

Friday, October 16, 2020

Large Cast of Characters

 If your book has many characters, you need to help your readers keep them apart.  


https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/large-casts-of-characters/

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Author Websites

 There are five crucial elements that should be in every author website.  


https://insights.bookbub.com/author-websites-missing-crucial-elements/