Monday, July 22, 2019

Before You Sign With an Agent

Here are some questions to ask when you get a call from an agent. 

https://www.writersdigest.com/guest-columns/10-questions-to-ask-an-agent-before-you-sign?sfns=mo

Sunday, July 21, 2019

The Power of Silence

By silencing the dialogue and action in a scene, you allow room for the character's thoughts and personality to emerge. 

https://writersinthestormblog.com/2019/06/37152/


Saturday, July 20, 2019

The Climax of a Novel

A novel's climax isn't just a single event, but includes the scenes on either side of it. 

https://www.writersdigest.com/whats-new/4-ways-to-improve-plotclimax-in-your-writing

Friday, July 19, 2019

Who's Looking At Your Website?

When you're designing and building your website, it's important to keep your audience in mind. 

http://bookendsliterary.com/2019/06/20/whos-looking-at-your-website/

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Social Media

What do agents and editors want to see when they look at your social media? 

http://inkygirl.com/inkygirl-main/2019/6/17/poll-results-what-editors-and-agents-look-for-in-social-medi.html

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Selling Books at Conventions

If you're doing a booksigning, what can you do to convince people to buy your book(s)?

https://nowastedink.com/2019/06/14/selling-books-at-conventions-by-lydia-sherrier/

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Openings

What should you have in the beginning of your story that will make a reader continue reading?

https://mythicscribes.com/writing-techniques/first-word-beginnings/

Monday, July 15, 2019

Great Picture Books

What can you do in writing a picture book to make it successful in the marketplace. 

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

Sunday, July 14, 2019

After a Writer's Death

You need to plan what you want to be done, after you pass away, with both your published and unpublished works.

http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/2019/06/now-that-youre-dead-about-that-novel.html

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Endings

You've reached the end of your novel, and now it's time to make sure you've tied up all the loose strings. 

http://blog.janicehardy.com/2010/07/who-ordered-happily-ever-after.html