Saturday, July 4, 2015

Free Book Trailers

YouTube has a free video editor you can use to make your book trailer.

http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2015/05/25/authors-can-make-book-trailers-with-youtubes-free-editor/

Friday, July 3, 2015

Picture Book Secrets

Here are some suggestions (no magic secrets, unfortunately) about how to write picture books.

http://www.underdown.org/mf-picture-book-secrets.htm

Thursday, July 2, 2015

LGBT in Middle Grade

The world of middle-grade aged children provides many opportunities to introduce an LGBT character.

http://www.leewind.org/2015/05/mary-e-cronins-workshop-on-gay-lgbt.html

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

When an Editor Wants to See More

When you're asked to submit another manuscript, don't feel like you have to wait a long time before doing so.

https://medium.com/@kelliagodon/submit-like-a-man-how-women-writers-can-become-more-successful-9031ffc6043a

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Beware of Reduncancy

Don't fall into the trap of repeating the same idea but using different words.

http://thestorytellersscroll.blogspot.com/2015/05/writing-tip-beware-of-repetitive.html?spref=fb&m=1

Monday, June 29, 2015

Agent Contracts

Things that should be covered in your agency contract.

http://thewritelife.com/sign-with-a-literary-agent-contract/

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Editing While Your Write

It's not always easy to turn off your inner editor.

http://www.publicationcoach.com/7-ways-to-stop-editing-while-you-write/

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Co-Writing

Here's how one set of co-authors divvies up the work.

http://writersrumpus.com/2015/05/19/adventures-in-co-writing/

Friday, June 26, 2015

Book Tours

Here are some things to know if you're doing a real life, as opposed to blog, book tour.

http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2015/05/stuart-horwitz/

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Conferences

Tips and goals for new conference attendees.

http://newjersey.scbwi.org/2015/05/12/tips-goals-for-conference-goers/