Thursday, April 22, 2021

Picture Book Series

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

http://picturebookden.blogspot.com/2021/03/how-to-grow-picture-book-series-by.html

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Criticism vs. Critique

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

https://writersinthestormblog.com/2021/02/criticism-versus-critique/

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.

https://picturebookbuilders.com/2020/02/carol-hintz-talks-about-picture-book-pagination/

Monday, April 19, 2021

Author Platform

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

https://nathanbransford.com/blog/2021/03/what-is-an-author-platform

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Agents to Avoid

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

https://nelsonagency.com/2021/02/three-agent-types-to-avoid-and-the-one-you-wont-see-coming/

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Author Websites

 Everything you need to know about creating your author website.

https://www.ingramspark.com/blog/what-should-i-put-on-my-author-website

Friday, April 16, 2021

Song Lyrics

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

https://rachellegardner.com/can-i-use-song-lyrics-in-my-book/

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Backstory and Exposition

 How to use backstory and exposition without infodumping.

https://www.janefriedman.com/backstory-and-exposition-4-key-tactics/

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Revision Tools

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

https://writetodone.com/2-amazing-ways-revise-novel/