Is a Writing Partnership the Right Move for You?

Author Jane M. TuckerFriend and author Jane M. Tucker (Lottie’s Gift and Lottie’s Hope in 2018) has stepped into the breach for me with this guest post as I continue to fight illness.

Jane shares a video about her writing partnership with Shannon Phipps and tips on forming a partnership. This is a one-to-one writing partnership, where they critique each other’s work, encourage one another, and help each other grow as writers and in their skill as writers.

Enjoy the short 8-minute video and below you’ll find tips on finding and forming a writer partnership. [Read more…]

The Ns and Outs of Writing for Kids

children's author Ramona Woodby Ramona Wood

Children’s book author Ramona Wood’s maxim is “Never stop learning.” Wood is a member of the SCBWI and has written and illustrated five children’s books that can be seen at Amazon.com and RamonaWoodBooks.com. Her latest, Manners & Tips for Caring Kids, has just gone live as her first print-on-demand publication.

The Ns and Outs of Writing for Kids

Give your kids’ book a fighting chance from the start! Consider these four Ns before you get too far along:

NEED—Learn what the market needs and what is selling. How? [Read more…]

Mind-Map Marketing – Guest Post by Jean Wise

Guest post by Jean Wise

I love the freedom and creativity of brainstorming. I get excited with new ideas and energized with the positive spirit of possibilities. Most writers enjoy playing with words and crafting delightful sentences.

I collect ideas all the time, but these notions gathered on my desk in a mass pile of sticky notes and scraps of paper. My good intentions and great story concepts often didn’t get organized, developed, and implemented.

Then I discovered mind mapping. [Read more…]

You Are Enough – Guest Post by Chris Morris

It would seem God is telling me something about myself through my recent interviews and guest posts: to take a different perspective on the chronic illness I battle.

I expect many of my readers battle a chronic illness. I pray today’s guest post ministers to your heart and encourages you to continue to reach for your dreams of writing and publishing.

You Are Enough

Guest post by Chris Morris.  [Read more…]

To Plot a Story – Guest Post by Deborah Lyn Stanley

Deborah Lyn Stanley author artist editorToday’s guest post is from writer, artist, and editor Deborah Lyn Stanley. She is a retired project manager who now devotes her time to writing, art and care-giving mentally impaired seniors. She has published a collection of 24 artists’ interviews titled the Artists Interview Series. The series published as monthly articles for an online news network, can also be found on her web-blog: Deborah Lyn Stanley – Writers Blog. Her “How-To” articles have appeared in magazines. [Read more…]

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