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The Developmental Edit: Are you (emotionally) ready? – From the Writers in the Storm Blog

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
By Guest Blogger Kathryn Craft ? A developmental edit can feel a lot like sending your child to school for the first time. You’ve had several years to exert your influence on his upbringing and must now allow others into his journey. You may be ready to push the…

Watch “How To Write A Book In Google Docs – The Basics Of Formatting A Manuscript” on YouTube

Originally posted on Motown Writers Network . . . Michigan Literary Network:

Hare and Tortoise – Online Marketing vs Social Media Marketing – by Derek Haines…

Hare and Tortoise – Online Marketing vs Social Media Marketing – by Derek Haines…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
 on Just Publishing Advice: Online Marketing vs Social Media Marketing. Which one works best to promote your books or services? Every author or blogger knows that both forms of digital marketing are useful in attracting readers and book buyers. In fact, because blogging and selling…

How to Write a Proper Short Story Cover Letter

Originally posted on Alex Shvartsman's Speculative Fiction:
As an editor I see a lot of bad cover letters. I can’t help but think folks are following some bad advice out there, so I wrote a thing that might help. It’s long and it’s a little ranty and cranky (because I’ve seen a lot of…

Character description: too much or not enough? #amwriting

Originally posted on Life in the Realm of Fantasy:
I love eBooks for the simple reason I have over 800 books, and I don’t have to dust them. I do buy paper books, but only those on writing craft or research for my work. I have managed to get nearly every book I ever loved…

#14 Query Corner: ‘KITSUNE SPRING’

#14 Query Corner: ‘KITSUNE SPRING’

Originally posted on Morgan S Hazelwood:
Welcome to: Morgan’s Query Corner: Answering Your Query Quandaries KITSUNE SPRING is a YA fantasy. When the local Shinto gods order Koji, a half-kitsune foster kid, to destroy a black alter, he resorts to Big magic. Now the Kitsune Council is on their way to strip the half-breed of…

Do you know the difference in a prologue and epilogue?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
And… How do you know when a story needs one or both? My current work in progress (WIP) has a short introduction (prologue.) So, I thought doing a little research on the subject might be in order. After all, I do want the reader to read past the first couple…

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