Monday, August 29, 2016

Critiquing Other People's Works

Here are some things to consider before agreeing to look at someone else's manuscript.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/tips-for-editing-other-writers/

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Critiquing Other People's Works

Here are some things to consider before agreeing to look at someone else's manuscript.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/tips-for-editing-other-writers/

Saturday, August 27, 2016

After the "Yes"

After an editor says he/she wants to publish your book, it still has to be approved by other editors and the acquisitions committee.

http://project-middle-grade-mayhem.blogspot.com/2016/07/it-only-takes-one-yesor-does-it-by-joy.html?spref=fb&m=1

Friday, August 26, 2016

Family Stories

How use a family story as a basis for your historical fiction middle grade or young adult novel.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/writing-historical-fiction-based-on-a-family-story

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Bloggers

If approached correctly, bloggers can be your book's best friend.

https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/06/27/5-ways-to-make-a-blogger-want-to-stab-us-in-the-face/

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Grammar Checklist

This handy checklist will help you eliminate grammatical mistakes in your manuscript.

http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/grammar-girls-editing-checklist

Monday, August 22, 2016

Mapping Your Book

Create a roadmap of the scenes in your book to make sure it all works together.

http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/07/martina-boone-on-mapping-your-book-to.html#.V4kbzrgrJlY

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Character Voice

There are many ways to give your characters their own unique voices.

https://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2016/07/12/developing-unique-voices/

Saturday, August 20, 2016