Wednesday, January 28, 2015

On Submission

What actually happens when your agent says your book is "on submission."

http://literaticat.blogspot.com/2014/11/an-epic-post-about-submission-process.html

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Legal Music

Don't violate another artist's copyright when you create your book trailer.

http://creativecommons.org/legalmusicforvideos

Monday, January 26, 2015

Avoiding LGBTQ Stereotypes

How to make your young adult LGBTQ characters fully realized instead of being stereotypes.

http://www.malindalo.com/2010/06/avoiding-lgbtq-stereotypes-in-ya-fiction-part-5-resources/

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Picture Book Structure

Having an idea for your picture book is just the beginning.

http://www.scbwi-illinois.org/pub/PrairieWind/?p=592

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Heroes

Ten reasons why your hero needs flaws.

http://writershelpingwriters.net/2014/12/10-reasons-hero-needs-flaws/

Friday, January 23, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Close Third Person

How far is the psychic distance in your third person novel?

http://tamimoore.com/2010/close-third-person-point-of-view/

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Historical Novels

How much history should you put in your book to keep it a novel and not a textbook?

http://scotteagan.blogspot.com/2014/12/how-much-history-in-your-historical.html

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

First Chapter

How can you write the "perfect" first chapter?  

Monday, January 19, 2015

Guest Blogging

How to be asked to write posts for other people's blogs.

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2014/02/guest-blogging-for-authors-10-tips-to.html