BUSINESS OF WRITING: Why you should avoid joint accounting on a multibook contract.
LIFE OF THE WRITER: Keeping your career going during emergencies.
BUSINESS OF PUBLISHING: What kind of advance should a first-time author expect with one of the big publishers? A list of various genres.
PROMOTION: Business cards for writers.
COPYRIGHT: Using other people's words correctly.
SELF-PUBLISHING OVERVIEW: Two well-thought-out overviews on self-publishing.
PLOT VERSUS CHARACTER PERSONAL GOALS
PROMOTION: Using Social Media
PROMOTION: Public speaking advice
CRAFT: Writing action scenes.
PROMOTION: An author brand. What it is and how to decide what yours is.
CRAFT: If you have ever wanted a to-do list before you begin your copyediting, here is a good basic one.
CRAFT: Keeping the middle of your novel from sagging.
RESOURCES FOR WRITERS:
CHARACTERS: What is a backbone character and how to choose one.
CHARACTERS: Writing an effective leader.
ACTION SCENES: Staging a fight.
WORLDBUILDING: Talking animals.
THE HERO'S JOURNEY: A series of blog that detail the hero's journey. Good info for building a plot.
CHARACTERS: Creating your main character from the ground up.
BUSINESS OF PUBLISHING: An honest and disheartening look at how Kindle's new 70% royalty is such a good deal after all.
Magic, Monsters and Amour: Creating a Believable Paranormal, Fantasy, or SF World. October 4-31, 2010 at SavvyAuthors.com October 4-31, 2010 at SavvyAuthors.com
Are vampires, fairies, and space aliens real? If you create the right background for your paranormal romance, they will be to a reader. I'll show you how to create a fantasy or paranormal background from scratch and how to make it utterly believable.