Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Picture Perfect Picture Books

These five tips will make your picture book one kids will want to read over and over again. 

http://www.childrenswritersguild.com/five-top-picks-for-a-picture-perfect-picture-book/

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

School Visits

Here are some examples of school visit letters of agreement that will help make the day go more smoothly.

http://schoolvisitexperts.com/school-visits-letters-of-agreement/

Monday, January 20, 2020

Publishing Lessons

Nine lessons, both business- and emotion-related, about publishing. 

https://www.malindalo.com/blog/2019/12/10/9-lessons-from-10-years-in-publishing

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Copyright Myths

There are many misconceptions about copyrights.

https://copyrightalliance.org/ca_post/debunking-copyright-myths/

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Writing Fantasy

Here are seven suggestions from Gail Carson Levine for writing fantasy.

https://kidlit.com/2019/12/16/writing-fantasy-gail-carson-levine/

Friday, January 17, 2020

Perfect Endings

What are the elements of a perfect ending for a story? 

https://killzoneblog.com/2019/12/what-makes-for-the-perfect-ending.html

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Outlining

Even if you're a pantser, an outline can help in many ways. 

https://www.nonfiction-ninjas.com/blog/outlines-what-else-are-they-good-forby-christine-liu-perkins

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Show, Don't Tell

We've all heard the adage, "show, don't tell," but how do you go about doing that? 

https://writersinthestormblog.com/2019/12/show-dont-tell-misunderstood/

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Work for Hire

How do you decide if work for hire is for you? 

http://blog.janicehardy.com/2019/11/writers-is-work-for-hire-for-you.html

Monday, January 13, 2020

Critique Groups

Why it's important to be part of a critique group. 

http://fantasy-faction.com/2019/on-the-importance-of-critique-groups