Writing Resources:

book-front-storygridThe Story Grid

Podcast by Shawn Coyne and Tim Grahl

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-story-grid-podcast/id1049406375?mt=2

and 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.

http://www.youtube.com/user/Fictionbootcamp?feature=watch

Coursera Creative Writing Specialization

wesleyan Offered by Wesleyan University

 https://www.coursera.org/specializations/creative-writing

The Writing Coach Podcast

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

 Writing The Perfect Scene

(the snowflake method)  http://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/articles/writing-the-perfect-scene/

Showing vs. Telling in Your Writing

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The Writers Dig

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

Helping Writers Become Authors with K.M. Weiland

helpingwriters

https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/resources/

How To Publish Resources:

 Think like a publisher- know how

DeanWesleySmithKilling The Sacred Cows of Publishing

by Dean Wesley Smith

The Creative Penn with Joanna

The Creative Penn

  https://www.thecreativepenn.com/publishing/

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.

Stinky Ink Printer’s Guide: 

by Stinkyink.com  (A family-owned business since 2002) A Complete Guide To Publishing Your Own Book 

Marketing Resources:

 Amazon Book Ads FREE Course

https://courses.kindlepreneur.com/courses/AMS

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

BGSiconhttps://bgsauthors.com/about/

SELF-e via Library Journal

Place your eBooks into libraries.   https://selfe.librariescreate.com/self-e/

Where Writers Meet Readers

GoodKindles

Meta Data

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

The Ultimate Guide to Book Marketing

Nicholas Erik

http://nicholaserik.com/courses/

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.

LibraryThingLibrarything

https://www.librarything.com/

BooklikesBooklikes

http://booklikes.com/

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