Thursday, December 18, 2014

Social Media Etiquette

Avoid social media gaffes by using these tips. 

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2014/04/the-10-commandments-of-social-media.html

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

New Agency

Newly formed Rising Bear Literary Agency will represent picture book through young adult authors.

http://risingbear.com/about-us/

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Book Signing Checklist

What to do before, during, and after your book signing event. 

http://www.amarketingexpert.com/book-signing-checklist-tip-29-52-ways-market-book/

Monday, December 15, 2014

Micro-Level Revision

After you've revised your manuscript over and over again, it's time to look at the individual words and sentences. 

http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/11/craft-of-writing-micro-level-revision_7.html

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Titles

There are many different ways to choose a title, and here are some examples. 

http://taralazar.com/2014/10/31/pre-pibo-day-6-dianne-de-las-casas-and-the-terrible-horrible-no-good-very-bad-title/

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Agent Move

Lana Popovic has switched agencies to Chalberg Sussman and is actively looking for new middle-grade and young adult clients.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/literary-agent-spotlight-lana-popovic-of-chalberg-sussman

Friday, December 12, 2014

Leaving Your Agent

If you and your agent no longer connect, maybe it's time to think about moving on. 

http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2014/07/when-happily-ever-after-ends.html

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Writers' Conferences

Why should you go to conferences and how to get the most out of your experience.

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2013/08/why-go-to-writers-conference-10.html

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Ageism

How to incorporate older characters into your books while avoiding stereotypes. 

http://www.lindseymcdivitt.com/2014/07/07/5-stereotypes-positive-aging-picture-books-avoid/

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Finding Your Audience

You need to think outside the box to expand your reading audience.

http://writershelpingwriters.net/2014/09/5-steps-finding-books-ideal-audience/