Writing Resources:

book-front-storygridThe Story Grid

Podcast by Shawn Coyne and Tim Grahl


and sign up for a 5 Video series by Shawn Coyne ~ also follow the blog and resources here https://storygrid.com/resources/

Fictionbootcamp’s channel

bootcampShelly Lowenkopf, Nationally Renowned Book Editor, talks about how to use important details when writing fiction.


Coursera Creative Writing Specialization

wesleyan Offered by Wesleyan University


The Writing Coach Podcast

Kevin T Johns interviews professional editors, coaches, and mentors to help writers create their art.  http://www.kevintjohns.com/thewritingcoach/

Showing vs. Telling in Your Writing

Because many writers are confused about how to identify ‘telling’ vs ‘showing’ I have added this article which helps define the issue and explains how to make more enticing reading experiences.

June 13, 2012 | RoseannBiederman

The Writers Dig

Improve your writinghttp://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor

Helping Writers Become Authors with K.M. Weiland


My goal in running Helping Writers Become Authors and the awesomesauce community of Wordplayers that has grown up around it is to show you how to write your best story–change your life–and astound the world.


How To Publish Resources:

 Think like a publisher know-how


Dean Wesley-Smith Opinions and Writings

Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing

Killing The Sacred Cows of Publishing

by Dean Wesley Smith

The Creative Penn with Joanna

The Creative Penn


A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing

J A Konrath  http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/   Some real discussions and great information shared – get the real story about publishing news.

Marketing Resources:

 Kindlepreneur – Dave Chesson

Amazon Book Ads FREE Course


Free 5-day course!  Sell more books with Amazon Ads by Dave Chesson   

Lots more information on the Kindlepreneur website – check it out! Book Marketing 101

Books Go Social

Various free resources and affordable marketing services


Where Writers Meet Readers


Meta Data

A Self-Publisher’s Guide to Metadata for Books  via Mediashift


– make your own social posts, ads, and covers


How To Make Killer Promo Graphics In Canva by David Gaughran



The Ultimate Guide to Book Marketing

Nicholas Erik


Community Support

Check out these book-friendly places you should join:

Goodreads  Author Program

GoodreadsUse Goodreads to promote yourself and your books www.goodreads.com/author/program   Are you an author or a publisher? Gain access to a massive audience of more than 12 million book lovers. Goodreads is a great place to promote your books.





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