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List of Writing, Editing, Marketing, and Other Resources on My Blog

Dear Readers,

Here are Writing, Editing, Critiquing, Pitch, Query, Proposal, Marketing, and Other Resources in Posts on My Blog. I put them all together so that it might help you find what you’re looking for faster.  I hope you enjoy my articles.

5 Writing Course Sites and 7 Articles to Inspire Your Writing
Actions and Situations That Clash with Values Equals Conflict
Add the Power of Three to Your Writing
After the Conference – 13 Ways to Optimize Your Learning
Backstory: In Description, Dialogue, and Flashback
Book Review and Interview with Jeff Herman on January 11, 2011 with Giveaways
Can Your Draft Manuscripts Have Two Spaces after Periods?
Control A and Other Helpful Shortcut Keys
Deadline: Creativity Blocker or Enhancer?
Digital Notes – Post-It Notes and Sticky Notes
Eight Character Archetypes to Emphasize the Conflict in Your Story
Five Good Things to Do after a Writing Conference
Five Ways to Cut the Number of Words in Your Manuscript
Free – Register Now – Muse Online Writers Conference – October 3-9, 2011
Get Rid of “Foggy” Words
Get Rid of Your Writer’s Block
Great Sites to Aid in Writing
How Many Words Should Your Sentences Contain?
How to Benefit the Most from Your Critique Group
How to Deliver a Short Gutsy Pitch to Entice Editors, Agents, and Readers
How to Entice an Editor/Agent with a Pitch (Logline)
How to Get the Most from the SCBWI Carolinas Fall Conference 2011
How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Writing Conference
How to Handle Links and Periods at End of Sentences
How to Write Your Winning Book Proposal
Inner Motives Lead to Conflicts of Characters
Is the World Power Shifting to Digital Self-Publishing?
Look for Four Writing Errors When You Revise
National Picture Book Writing Week (NaPiBoWriWee) – May 1-7
Picture Book Idea Month (PiBoIdMo) – November
Props for Characters: Toys, Games, and Other Items
Pull Readers into Your Story with Emotions
Put Dilemmas in Your Stories for a Compelling Punch
Put These Four Books at the Top of Your Reading List
Put Universal Conflict, Theme, and Emotions in Your Story
Questions for a Critique
Save Your Writing
Show Believable Emotions in Your Writing
Show the Inner and Outer Conflicts of Your Characters
Spread Your Writing and Illustrating Wings (Marketing Trailers)
Story Essential: Plot
Ten Steps to Become a Better Writer
Two Books to Read and Study: Sands’ Making the Perfect Pitch and Herman’s Guide
Universal Plots and a Story that Illustrates Each
Use Plain Said; Cut the “ly” words
Vary Your sentences: Begin with a Different Part of Speech
What Are Chapter Books?
What Are Easy Readers?
What Are Middle Grade Novels?
What Are Young Adult Novels?
What Does It Mean When an Agent or Editor Says, “NO?”
What I Learned about the Adams Literary Agency
What Is Your Story’s Premise? Editors Want to Know
Your Writer’s Platform: What is it? How to Create It Using Websites and Blogs


4 Responses

  1. Great day Joan! Fab resource – you rock 😉


    • Dear Roxie, Thanks for writing. I’m glad you believe this is a Fab resource. That means a lot to me. Celebrate you for a 48 hour marathon.

      Add Color to Your Life

      Play. Laugh. Smile. Joan Y. Edwards http://www.joanyedwards.com


  2. Joan,

    This is a great idea. One stop shopping.


    • Dear Linda, I’m glad you like the idea of putting related links together for you to browse. Thanks for writing. Celebrate you for a 2 day Marathon – 48 hours of saying Linda is great!

      Add Color to Your Life

      Play. Laugh. Smile. Joan Y. Edwards http://www.joanyedwards.com


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