Thursday, April 2, 2020

Spice Up Your Characters

No one wants to read flat characters, to give yours more life. 

https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2020/01/9-ways-to-spice-up-characters

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Rejection Reasons

There are so many reasons your manuscript might be rejected, and most of them have nothing to do with the quality of your writing. 

https://careerauthors.com/rejection-reckoning-why-was-your-book-rejected/

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Creating Scenes

Start to build your scene by first cocnentrating on a single character taking action to solve a problem.

https://inventingrealityeditingservice.typepad.com/inventing_reality_editing/2016/10/how-to-build-a-scene-for-your-story.html

Monday, March 30, 2020

Book Turns

Physically having to rotate the orientation of a book creates an interactive experience for the reader. 

https://groggorg.blogspot.com/2020/01/book-turns-create-interactive-stories.html

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Cancelled Author Visits?

If you've had events and visits cancelled, now's the time to catch up on other marketing-related activities. 

http://coolschoolvisits.com/2020/03/23/cancelled-author-visits-25-ways-to-use-that-time-for-next-years-visits/

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Podcasts for Writers

Here are some writing podcasts you might want to give a try.

https://writersinthestormblog.com/2020/03/10-podcasts-for-writers/

Friday, March 27, 2020

Multiple POV

If you're writing a book with multiple points of view, you need to make sure the reader can distinguish the characters from each other.

https://www.writersdigest.com/whats-new/writing-multiple-points-of-view

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Termination Clauses

You never want to think you'll part ways with your agent, but just in case, your contract should specify how this will be done.

http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/2020/03/the-authoragency-agreement-termination.html

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Revising Picture Books

Here are some common mistakes and suggested solutions for revising fiction picture books. 

http://www.writingforchildrenandteens.com/revision/revision-9-1-1-for-fiction-picture-books/

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Author Websites

If you're setting up (or revising) your author website, here's a guide to help you through the process. 

https://www.janefriedman.com/author-websites/