Friday, November 21, 2014


Do nonfiction books always have to have a story arc?

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Dialogue Tips

Seven tools to help your dialogue be realistic, but still interesting.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

World Building

Here are some techniques to use when creating a fantasy world for your story.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

University Presses

Some books are better served by a university press than a trade publisher.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Similar Titles

When looking for an agent, how similar (or not) should your book be to his/her existing clients?

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Booksellers and Librarians

When it comes to marketing, booksellers and librarians are an author's best friend.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Rights Reversion

What's involved in getting the rights to your book back from your publisher?

Friday, November 14, 2014


See samples of many of the colors that might be appropriate for your text.

Thursday, November 13, 2014


Whether or not your picture book is written in rhyme, you still need to pay attention to the rhythm of your text.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Agent Call

Prepare before you get the call from a prospective agent so you know what to ask.