Saturday, July 23, 2016

Why Queries Are Rejected

Agent Janet Reid shares the reasons she rejected some queries.

http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/2016/06/reasons-i-said-no-to-25-queries-and-how.html

Friday, July 22, 2016

Introverts and Conferences

With careful preparation, introverts can attend and benefit from conferences.

http://groggorg.blogspot.com/2016/06/introverts-attending-conferences-words.html

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Flashbacks

If you have a flashback in your novel, it's better to not have it in your opening pages.

https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/are-flashbacks-fizzling-your-fiction-time-as-a-literary-device/

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Words to Use Instead of "Very"

Rather than adding "very" to increase the impact of a word, try using some of these words instead.

http://www.someecards.com/life/workplace/better-vocabulary-words-to-use-instead-of-very/

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Voice vs. Grammar

Sometimes you have to break grammatical rules to bring out your voice.

http://mythicscribes.com/writing-techniques/voice-vs-grammar/

Monday, July 18, 2016

Outlining a Scene

Answering these ten questions will help you lay out your scene.

http://smack-dab-in-the-middle.blogspot.com/2016/06/marcias-10-questions-for-outlining.html

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Author Photo

Your author photo is an important part of your book marketing.

http://www.ingramspark.com/blog/importance-of-your-author-photo

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Letter of Agreement

If you're doing a school visit, it's a good idea to agree to a letter of agreement ahead of time.

http://schoolvisitexperts.com/school-visits-letters-of-agreement/ 


Friday, July 15, 2016

Participating on Twitter

Tips to help you join in on Twitter conversations,

https://writersrumpus.com/2016/05/31/mingling-at-the-twitter-cocktail/

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Is Your Query Letter Ready

Use this handy flowchart to decide if your query letter is ready to send.

https://intheinbox.wordpress.com/2016/05/20/is-my-query-letter-ready-for-submission/