If you’re one of my followers (or you’re contemplating following me) I hope this page helps you find the writing, editing, or publishing tips you are looking for! There are five categories (writing, editing, publishing, helpful websites, and inspiration) which are bolded. Beneath those is the title of the post and a brief description of what you will find. Happy writing!
- Sequel, Trilogy, Series, etc.: it’s like a road trip: have a plan but flexibility can be rewarding.
- Different Perspectives: most my novels are told by one boy and one girl.
- Naming Your Characters: choose carefully; we don’t want them getting picked on.
- Character Chart: get to know them better.
- Play Characters Games: a list of websites to play games and get to know your characters
- Hobbies & Talents: round your character out by this simple trick to see how they look at the world.
- Beautiful Characters: how to make your characters beautiful on the inside rather than relying on their appearance.
- Picking a Location: because who hasn’t heard the phrase “location, location, location.”
- Make Maps: no one wants their characters to get lost.
- Picture Book: it’s like having a photo album for your novel.
- Creating the Paranormal: so many legends to choose from.
- Method Acting: I get into it. I mean, really into it.
- How I Form Dialogue into Writing: there are a lot of ways to do it, but I have yet to meet someone who organizes it like this.
- Keeping Track of Time: calendars are a pesky thing.
- Exposing Secrets: characters have them, but when do you tell them?
- Holidays: use them or create your own.
- Holidays (2): another example
- Color: red doesn’t always have to be crimson.
- Technology: do you really want to add it? It might be outdated in a few weeks.
- Titling Your Novel: it’s kind of like naming your baby.
- Word Count: it can make or break a contract.
- Grammarly: the website costs money, but it’s cheeper for those who can’t afford numerous editors.
- Dragon Dictate: I used this software and reviewed it.
- Marketing Your Book: it’s not as scary as you might think.
- Being an Author: Pros & Cons: publishing can be a great experience, but there’s a few things you might want to prepare yourself for.
- Join Contests: you might just win a contract.
- How to Handle Rejection: be positive and pretend rejection letters are actually love letters.
- Introduce Extras: it’s fun for everyone, especially your fans.
- Nonfiction Publishers: I made a list of literary journals.
- Wattpad: share your stories, connect with readers and writers, find cover artists, and more.
- I Write Like: see who you write like.
- For Writers and Readers: a small list