Friday, July 25, 2014

Writing Contests

Winning a writing contest can boost your confidence and maybe even lead to greater things. 

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2014/06/guest-post-janci-patterson-on-writing.html

Thursday, July 24, 2014

New Agent

Alexander Slater of Trident Media Group is looking for children's, middle-grade, and young adult authors.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/new-literary-agent-alert-alexander-slater-of-trident-media-group

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Unusual Words

Add interest to your writing by using fun and different words. 

http://taralazar.com/2014/06/09/list-of-200-fun-cool-and-interesting-words/

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Agent Offers

What do you do after an agent says, "Yes?" 

http://literaticat.blogspot.com/2014/06/all-about-offer-etiquette-and-how-to.html

Monday, July 21, 2014

Writing Dialogue

Remember that written dialogue is different than real speech. 

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2014/06/guest-post-giveaway-kristen-tracy-on.html

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Foreign Rights

Even if you have an agent, it's important to understand how the sale of foreign rights works. 

http://project-middle-grade-mayhem.blogspot.com/2014/06/foreign-rights-for-dummies-aka-people_16.html

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Show Don't Tell

We've all heard this advice, but how do you write it? 

http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/06/the-real-meaning-of-show-dont-tell-and.html

Friday, July 18, 2014

Educational Materials

Having a teacher's guide for your book will help sell more copies. 

http://bookmarketingtools.com/blog/create-education-materials-to-sell-more-books/

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Role of an Agent

Having an agent does not guarantee a book sale. 

http://scotteagan.blogspot.com/2014/06/understanding-role-of-agent.html

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tween Voice

To capture the tween reader, your book needs to have an authentically tween voice. 

http://kidswriterjfox.blogspot.com/2014/06/creating-believable-tween-voice-guest.html