Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Rhyming Picture Books

 If you're going to write a picture book in rhyme, make sure you do it well.

https://picturebookbuilders.com/2020/07/meet-federico-and-the-wolf-a-master-class-in-metered-rhyme/


Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Book Launches

 There are three tiers to your book launch--marathons, sprints, and pounces.

https://www.janefriedman.com/marathons-sprints-and-pounces-3-tiered-approach-to-book-launches/

Monday, September 21, 2020

Character Development

 Questions to ask (and answer!) your characters to make them more rounded.

https://kidlit.com/2019/06/17/character-development-questions-to-ask-and-answer/

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Promotion Videos

 Here are five ways to use videos to promote your book.

https://www.thebookdesigner.com/2020/07/5-ways-to-use-videos-to-promote-authors-and-their-books/

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Successful Picture Books

 What raises a picture book from merely good to great?

https://tracymarchini.com/2011/02/14/9-factors-that-make-a-picture-book-successful/

Friday, September 18, 2020

Graphic Novels

 Here are links to many resources about writing a graphic novel.

http://www.kidlit411.com/2017/01/Kidlit411-Graphic-Novels.html

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Character's Primary Attribute

 Yes, our characters should be well-rounded, but there is usually one attribute that defines her more than others.

https://writershelpingwriters.net/2020/08/identifying-your-characters-primary-attribute/

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Giveaways

 If you're doing a giveaway, make sure it's both legal and honest.

https://www.janefriedman.com/how-to-do-honest-and-legal-giveaways-as-an-author/

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Deep Point of View

 Writing in deep point of view brings your readers into the minds and emotions of your characters.

https://writersinthestormblog.com/2020/08/8-common-questions-about-writing-in-deep-point-of-view/

Monday, September 14, 2020

Series

 What are some of the reasons you might consider writing your book as part of a series?

https://annerallen.com/2020/08/any-which-way-but-done-writing-a-series-for-fun-and-flavor/