Saturday, July 24, 2021

Is Your Novel Ready

 How do you tell if your novel is ready to submit to an agent or editor?

https://annerallen.com/2021/02/novel-ready-to-publish-12-signs/

Friday, July 23, 2021

Search Engine Trends

 Here are some SEO (search engine optimization) myths you don't have to worry about.

https://www.makealivingwriting.com/seo-trends-myths/

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Flashbacks

 Flashbacks can give necessary backstory, but they should be used sparingly.

https://www.goodstorycompany.com/blog/writing-flashbacks

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Publishing Seasons

 What does it mean when you're told your book will come out in the Spring season?

https://firstsecondbooks.com/behind-the-scenes/publishing-seasons/

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Instagram for Authors

 How can you best use Instagram to increase your author presence?

https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2017/01/07/instagram/

Monday, July 19, 2021

After the Offer of Representation

 Congratulations on receiving an offer of representation, now don't make these mistakes. 

https://bookendsliterary.com/2021/06/24/10-mistakes-authors-make-when-receiving-an-offer-of-representation/

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Characters and Setting

 Ask your characters these questions to help bring your setting to life. 

https://www.livewritethrive.com/2021/06/21/12-questions-to-ask-your-character-to-bring-setting-to-life/

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Introvert Authors

 Here are some tips for introverts to overcome the public side of being an author.

https://annerallen.com/2021/06/introverted-authors-overcoming-fears/

Friday, July 16, 2021

Sensory Details

 Without sensory details (and not just visual ones), your story will feel flat.

https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-fiction/writing-mistakes-writers-make-omitting-sensory-details

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Story Over Theme

 Yes, your manuscript should have a theme, but don't forget it also needs to be a story.

https://nathanbransford.com/blog/2021/06/writers-are-storytellers-not-theme-tellers