Saturday, April 30, 2011


Step-by-step instructions to create a podcast.

Friday, April 29, 2011


Tips to make the most out of a writing conference.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Types of blogs

What type of blog should you have--personal, professional, group, or vlog?

Monday, April 25, 2011

New Children's Agency

Beth Fleisher, formerly with Barry Goldblatt Literary, has formed her own agency, Clear Sailing Creatives.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Book Marketing Mistakes

Seven mistakes authors make in marketing their books.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Small Ways to Improve Your Writing

Address these seemingly-minor, mechanic-level changes before submitting your manuscript.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Facebook for Authors

What are fan and book pages and should you have them?

Monday, April 18, 2011


A sequel shouldn't be just a next book about the same character.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Curious Pages

If your book is not all sweetness and light, then this might be the perfect place to be reviewed.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Chapter Breaks

What they add to your manuscript.

Thursday, April 14, 2011


How to use the Bookscan numbers in your marketing efforts.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


YA writers give advice on writing fantasy.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Monday, April 11, 2011

Kill Your Darlings

How to tell if you really need those lines/scenes.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Editing After Acquisition

Even after you have a book contract, you'll still be editing your manuscript.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Identifying Cliches

Paste in your text and see where you've used cliches.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Judging Your Manuscript

50 things editors/agents think about when evaluating your manuscript.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Friday, April 1, 2011