Tips

 

Check out these pages on my website for links to blog posts I have published on my blog or as a guest on other blogs.

 

Writing Tips – This page consists many links to how-to articles for genres and goes in-depth on elements of a novel and stages of a novel. You’ll also find posts dedicated to writer’s burnout and tips on how to write about specific scenes and elements that may occur in your story (crime, romance, holidays, seasons, disasters, and more.) Also find sections on writing tips/advice, the writer’s life, writing rules, inspiration, and goals. A free PDF download for The Ultimate Editing List is included on this page, as well as the Freebies page.

Marketing Tips – This page contains links to many marketing articles, including 100 Marketing Tips, which is available on this page and on the Freebies page as a PDF download along with the PDF Blogging 101. There’s a section for Social Media marketing as well as Amazon and Goodreads. Plus, a list of videos I’ve done on YouTube about various marketing topics.

Publishing Tips – Here you can find links to publishing related topics, such as how to build a platform, using a pen name, and how to create an author tagline. You’ll also find sections on editing/critiquing, organization and Bactine for Writers, which is dedicated to things writers struggle with: submissions, rejections, criticism, and more. A bonus download for How to Create a Newsletter can be found on this page, too, and the Freebies page.

Character Tips – Finally we have the page devoted to characters with a detailed section on character development, which includes my Character ER posts. Included on this page is my Diverse Characters feature, highlighting different kinds characters (nationality, religion, appearance, etc. from A-Z), and my Writing About feature blog posts for tips on how to write about specific characters (from angels and zombies to doctors and wrestlers.)