Last term, I took Composition II toward my Marketing Management degree and had to write a paper. The topic was open so being the book nerd I am, I chose something… bookish. Also because I don’t like to waste effort, I thought I’d share my final paper on my blog. Please bare in mind thisContinue reading “The Benefits of Daily Reading”
As part of my Writer’s Life series, I thought I’d share links that I use either during the writing process or when I’m editing or searching for services. There are in no particular order.
One of the things that I always enjoy browsing is the Winner Goodies offered by sponsors of the National Novel Writing Month. Last year I took advantage of the discount on Scrivener after my win. This year I was really looking forward to the book analysis offered through The Book Genome Project. I submitted StealingContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Winner Goodies”
NaNoWriMo starts in less than two weeks! To prepare, I’ve created an outline using Holly Lisle’s Professional Plot Outline course, available for $.99. Since I’ve never actually outlined, I figured I would consult an expert resource. Now I have my whole novel plotted out, down to the scene, from beginning to end. The course even pushedContinue reading “The NaNoWriMo Game Plan”
A friend of mine found a method for plot outlining a novel called The Snowflake Method. You basically take one concept and expand upon it until you have a whole novel charted out. It’s a concept that I never thought of before and I thought to myself, that’s nice but I don’t think I can useContinue reading “One Outlining Method”
I’ve purposely avoided Pinterest since all I heard about it was how it sucked hours of people’s lived away. By that description, it’s a very scary thing and I didn’t need to risk my time. A good friend of mine, Renea Mason, who has a very smexy new book out right now that I highlyContinue reading “My Pinterest”
Thanks to the very informative website put up by Holly Lisle I know more of what to expect if I chose to pursue a large publishing house. Holly said that as a new author I might get an ‘advance’ of $2k to $5k with a standard royalty on sales of 6%. Most of the timeContinue reading “The Good, The Bad, and the Game Plan”