Our running topic for March will be Revision & Editing. We will sort out the difference between Revision and Editing and address techniques and forms of editing.
What Makes a Romance Novel a Romance Novel? What is really at the 'Heart of Romance?' Join us as we honor Valentine's Day. Novels of this type of genre fiction place their primary focus on the relationship and romantic love between two people, and must have an "emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending." ... A thriving genre of [...]
I plan to carry this topic into at least two chats and to honor February Romance Month we will use romance genres as examples.
Let's talk about the thousands of courses and books on the market. If we aren't careful we may learn ourselves onto a blank page. Are Courses and How-to Books helping us or are they a distraction?
Writing and selling an article to a magazine is a great place for writers to get a toe into the publishing world or earn some street creds.
Writers need a toolbox including the essential tools of grammar and punctuation combined with our voice, our unique story. Novel writing is not something to be entered into lightly.
There are countless writing reference books, updated yearly, at your local library. You can build your own reference library, stack or e-files in your own time, according to your needs and income. A Reference Library for every writer is going to be as unique as the writer's style. Go through your books once or twice a year. Add to it. Don't be afraid to use it.
The following Survey is running over at Survey Monkey. If things here are not going right, I am putting in a Button.
Most of the websites I visited for this topic agreed that a blog tour takes place in a limited amount of time and should be orchestrated around your release date.
We are going to talk about email lists. Should we start one? What goes into getting people to sign up? How can you increase your open rate?