SELF-EDITING: The stages used during the self-editing process.
EBOOK FORMATS AND READERS: A primer on the ePub format standard and how to transfer an epub book into your ereader.
US LIBRARIES AND EBOOKS: A report on libraries and ebooks from the State Library Agencies.
COPYRIGHT: Resources on copyright, fair use, public domain, etc.
PSEUDONYMS: The joys and challenges of having more than one name you write under.
ART GENERATOR LINKS: For creating your own online avatar, spiffying up your website, or redesigning your blog.
CHARACTERS: Making a character relatable for the reader.
PROMOTION: Perking up your author bio.
CHARACTERS: What STAR WARS teaches us about character introductions.
WRITING A SERIES: Tips.
PACING: How to increase the pace in your novel.
POINT OF VIEW:
BUSINESS OF WRITING: Setting up your writing business.
WORDPRESS PLUGINS: Ways to add neat extras to your Wordpress blog.
POINT OF VIEW: The advantages and disadvantages of different types of POV.
RESOURCES: Fantasy resources.
COPS AND SUPERHEROES: This deals with comics, but it's good advice for the urban fantasy author, too.
BLOG PROMOTION: Tips.
PROMOTION: Using Facebook tags for book promotion.
AGENTS: Online resources for finding an agent.
PLOT: Creating an explosive climax to your novel.
CHARACTERS: What makes a bad guy bad?
CHARACTERS: Questions to ask in creating a main character.
MARKETS: What RWA National editors are looking for.
REWRITING: Advice on how to get started.
CHARACTERS: Creating a character others refer to but isn't there. (Think the dead wife in REBECCA.)
AUTHOR GOALS: Pitching your project according to your writer goal. Long, but worth the read.
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.