Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Alternatives to Querying

There are ways to get your pitch in front of agents other than the traditional querying. 

http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/forget-query-stage/

Monday, June 18, 2018

After You're Gone

Be proactive about what happens to your intellectual property after you die. 

http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2006/10/important-and-pass-it-on.html

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Handling Critiques

It's not always easy to receive feedback about your manuscript, but it will help you improve your story.

https://killzoneblog.com/2018/03/how-to-handle-critiques.html

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Dialogue Don'ts

Three dialogue don'ts and how to fix them. 

http://www.throughthetollbooth.com/three-dialogue-donts-and-their-fixes-by-dean-gloster/

Friday, June 15, 2018

Epistolary Novel

An epistolary novel, one told in letters, still needs to be a good story. 

http://smack-dab-in-the-middle.blogspot.com/2018/05/how-to-write-epistolary-novel-in-ten.html

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Author Brand

You are your author brand, and you don't want to do anything to sully it. 

http://annerallen.com/2018/05/10-ways-tank-your-author-brand/

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Overplotting

More is not always better when it comes to plotting your story. 

http://blog.janicehardy.com/2018/05/8-signs-you-might-be-over-plotting-your.html

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Picture Book Dummies

Even if you're not an illustrator, you should make a picture book dummy to show problems with your manuscript. 

http://cbiclubhouse.com/clubhouse/how-to-make-a-picture-book-dummy/

Monday, June 11, 2018

Author Websites

Why you need one and what should they include? 

https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2018/05/how-to-make-a-good-author-website

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Social Media Images

Here are some creative ways to create images to use in your social media posts. 

https://insights.bookbub.com/creative-ways-authors-images-social-media-marketing/