Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Submissions

There are no hidden secrets to the submission process--editors and agents are clear about what they want and how they want it.

http://scotteagan.blogspot.com/2016/05/there-are-no-hidden-secrets-with.html

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Leaving Your Agent

If it's time to divorce your agent, these statistics will show you that you're not alone.

http://project-middle-grade-mayhem.blogspot.com/2016/01/on-parting-ways-with-literary-agents-by.html?m=1

Monday, June 27, 2016

Turn the Page

Write your picture book so that the reader won't be able to resist turning the page to see what happens next.

http://groggorg.blogspot.com/2016/04/turn-that-picture-book-page-by-patricia.html

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Common Writing Errors

We all make these errors occasionally, but it's worth trying to avoid them.

http://groggorg.blogspot.com/2016/04/turn-that-picture-book-page-by-patricia.html

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Successful Book Signings

In order to have a successful book signing, you first have to get people to show up.

https://litreactor.com/columns/eleven-tips-for-a-successful-book-signing

Friday, June 24, 2016

Co-Writing

Here are some things to consider if you're thinking about writing with someone else.

http://www.pktyler.com/how-to-write-with-a-co-writer-writing-partner-pitfalls-and-successes/

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Self-Editing

There are a few simple things you can look for correct when you're revising your manuscript.

https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/05/16/six-ways-to-self-edit-polish-your-prose/

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Submit to Editors First?

If you're planning to query agents, should you be also be submitting to editors?

http://sally-apokedak.com/2015/03/31/should-i-sub-to-editors-first/

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

After the Offer

Here's a checklist of things to consider before you accept an offer.

http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/2016/05/between-offer-and-acceptance-checklist.html

Monday, June 20, 2016

Acknowledgements

We all want to thank the people who have helped us with our book, but make sure they want to be publicly acknowledged.

http://www.katemessner.com/think-before-you-thank-writers-acknowledgments/