The 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/
Shelly Lowenkopf, Nationally Renowned Book Editor, talks about how to use important details when writing fiction.
Coursera Creative Writing Specialization
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.
Improve your writing: http://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
The Creative Penn with Joanna
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.
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
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
Check out these book-friendly places you should join:
Goodreads Author Program
Use 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.
Recommended books to read about writing & self-publishing:
- Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into Print by Renni Browne & Dave King
- The Essential Guide to Writing A Novel by James Thayer
- On Writing A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
- What’s Your Book? A Step-By-Step Guide To Get You From Inspiration To Published Author by Brooke Warner
- The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know by Shawn Coyne
- Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story by K. M. Weiland