Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Links of Interest

SPY GADGETS: Gadgets currently available to the public for spying.

PROMOTION: The use of niche marketing.

CRAFT: 10 things a story must have.

MARKETS: Short story, novel, and short nonfiction markets mainly in sf/fantasy.

GRAMMAR: Misplaced modifiers. A very common mistake for most writers.

PACING: Recommended how-to reads.

RESOURCES: Online writer resources, mainly databases of names, dictionaries, etc.

THE ELEVATOR PITCH: How to give a verbal short description of your novel.

THE LIFE OF THE WRITER: Changing your plans and keeping your courage so you can succeed.

CRAFT: What those weak adverbs are telling you during your rewrite. Excellent advice.

SELF-PUBLISHING RESOURCES: Links to some excellent books and websites on self-publishing.



Magic, Monsters and Amour: Creating a Believable Paranormal, Fantasy, or SF World. October 4-31, 2010 at October 4-31, 2010 at

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.

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