Thursday, April 19, 2018

Dialogue Problems

Sometimes the solution to dialogue problems in a scene is to not have any dialogue at all.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

After an Offer

Congratulations on getting an offer from an agent; now what?

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tightening Your Manuscript

Here are some tips to cut your word count and tighten your manuscript.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Book Signings

A few simple hints to make your book signings more successful.

Sunday, April 15, 2018


If you write your dialogue the way people really speak, you'll bore your readers.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Amazon Author Central

Set up your author page on Amazon to help your readers find out more about your and to receive sales figures.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Sentence Structures

Eliminate these clunky sentence structures to tighten and improve your writing.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Manuscript Formatting

Here's how NOT to format your manuscript.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018


Whether your write nonfiction or fiction, you can enhance the value of your book by including backmatter.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Picture Book Basics

If you're new to the world of picture books, the first thing to know is they're not just short books.