Sunday, May 1, 2016

Opening Pages

It's not always easy to figure out where your novel should start.

http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/03/the-jump-start-finding-perfect-place-to.html#.VwgFm_krJlY

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Publishing Terms

Thirty-five terms about the book business that all authors need to know.

http://www.nikkiwoodsmedia.com/35-glossary-terms-authors/

Friday, April 29, 2016

Nonfiction Picture Books

For those who write or are thinking of writing nonfiction picture books, here are some helpful hints.

http://www.juliehedlund.com/melissa-stewart-12-x-12-featured-author-august-2014/

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Goodreads Giveaways

Follow these tips to get the most bang for your buck with your Goodreads giveaways.

http://www.amarketingexpert.com/maximize-goodreads-giveaways/

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Socializing at Conferences

One of the reasons to go to writers' conferences is to network with other writers and publishing professionals.

http://writersinthestormblog.com/2016/03/25512/

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Author Website

Even if you're not yet published, an author website is your business card on the web.

http://bookendsliterary.com/index.php/2016/03/11/hanging-your-shingle-the-authors-website/

Monday, April 25, 2016

Too Many Ideas?

If you don't have time right now to develop your latest great story idea, make sure you make some notes for the future.

http://www.rachellegardner.com/so-many-ideas-so-little-time/

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Revise and Resubmit

Is it appropriate to grant an exclusive after you've received an editorial letter with an offer to revise and resubmit? (Hint: yes)

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Independent Publishers

The best home for your manuscript might be with an independent publisher--one who's not part of a major conglomerate.

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2016/03/guest-post-henry-herz-on-advantages-of.html

Friday, April 22, 2016

Show Don't Tell - Usually

Though the general rule is "show, don't tell," there are always exceptions.

http://annerallen.com/2016/03/show-tell-terrible-advice-writers.html