Sunday, January 21, 2018

Workshops

Five quick tips for engaging your audience. 

http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/10/5-tips-for-presenting-an-engaging-workshop/

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Debut Marketing Tips

If your first book is about to come out (or already has), these tips can help you up your marketing game. 

http://open-book.ca/Columnists/6-Marketing-Tips-for-Debut-Authors

Friday, January 19, 2018

Easy Edits

Sometimes it takes a few simple changes to bring your manuscript to life. 

https://litreactor.com/columns/10-easy-edits-to-improve-your-manuscript-right-now

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Sentences

Every sentence in your manuscript is important, and here are some tips on how to improve them.

http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/10/getting-jiggy-with-the-nitty-gritty-or-improving-your-sentences/

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Pen Names

In this digital age, should you still use a pen name? 

http://annerallen.com/2017/10/author-pen-names-digital-age/

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tightening Your Manuscript

It's not always easy to cut words, but here are some hints that might help. 

http://goteenwriters.blogspot.com/2017/09/how-i-cut-33k-words-twenty-percent-from.html

Monday, January 15, 2018

Drafts

Your novel needs to go through all these drafts, including draft zero. 

https://writingcooperative.com/the-drafts-your-novel-needs-and-why-you-probably-wont-use-a-single-word-of-your-first-draft-c9c84fe0e841

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Text Structure

Melissa Stewart shows how it often takes a lot of trial and error (and letting a manuscript rest) to find the correct structure for your text. 

https://groggorg.blogspot.com/2017/09/searching-for-text-structure-with.html

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Fast Draft Writing

Now that Nanowrimo is in the past, here's a way to keep up the momentum. 

http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/09/fast-draft-writing-for-nanowrimo-and-every-other-month/

Friday, January 12, 2018

Writing Partnership

The primary rule of writing with a partner is to be flexible. 

http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/09/the-ws-of-successful-writing-partnerships/