My blog is filled with my advice and personal anecdotes which I hope you will find useful, but I am simply one voice, and everyone writes differently. This page is dedicated to collecting quality references with tips, tricks, and tools to help novice and professional writers alike.
- Open Culture's "Seven Tips on How to Write Fiction" from:
- Top 10 "Sentence Slip-Ups" and "Stylistic Mistakes" by K.M. Welland
- "30 Things That Every Writer Should Know" by Matt Haig
- Developing your Characters
- Nathan Bransford:
- Eight Simple Tips for Editing Your Own Work
- 13 Helpful Tips for Revising
- Revising Your Novel, by James Scott Bell
- How to Revise a Novel, by Holly Lisle
- 6 Keys to Revising Your Fiction, by Kristina McBride
- 5 Ways to Get Good Revision Notes from Others, by Nora Zelevansky
- Six Easy Tips for Self-Editing Your Fiction, by Kristen Lamb
- Writer's Relief:
- 5 Common Synopsis Mistakes That Fiction Writers Make
- 5 Strategies For A More Evocative Query Letter Blurb
- 101 Things in Queries That Catch My Eye, by Nathan Bransford
- How to Write a Query Letter, from AgentQuery
- Query letters as agents see them:
- 5 Tips on How to Write a Novel Synopsis
- How to Write a Synopsis Without Losing Your Mind
- Writing a Novel Synopsis, by Jane Friedman
- Writers and Misinformation, Or "How Did You Publish?"
- A look at the myths with regards to traditional vs. independent publishing.
- Wise, Ink's insights on the "Top 5 Reasons Traditional Authors Are Going Indie"
- Terri Giuliano Long compares self-publishing tools: Createspace vs Lightning Source
- Traditional Publishing Contracts: "What's Negotiable and What's Not"
- What to Ask an Agent, by Rachelle Gardner
- Traditional Vs. Self Publishing is a False Dichotomy, by Nathan Bransford
Do you have writing tips and tricks you'd like to share? Please leave them in the comments!
- Feel free to include a link, but please also share at least a snippet or 1 tip in the comment.
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The above list is by no means exhaustive or organized in a particular order within categories, nor do I necessarily agree with all the content presented in others' pages. This collection is intended as a reference only.