Thursday, April 22, 2021

Picture Book Series

 How does a stand-alone picture book grow to be the first of a series?

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Criticism vs. Critique

 Remember, all suggestions about your manuscript are someone's opinion.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Picture Book Pagination

 Although your editor and art director will paginate your picture book (unless you're an author/illustrator), it helps to keep those page turns in mind when writing.

Monday, April 19, 2021

Author Platform

 What is an author platform, do you need one, and how do you build it?

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Agents to Avoid

 There are some types of agents you should avoid by doing your research before submitting.

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Author Websites

 Everything you need to know about creating your author website.

Friday, April 16, 2021

Song Lyrics

 What are the rules about using song lyrics in your manuscript?

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Backstory and Exposition

 How to use backstory and exposition without infodumping.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Revision Tools

 Here are two tools, shrunken manuscript and spreadsheet plotting, to help you revise your manuscript.