Category Archives: Links

Interesting links for February/March

Thinking of self-publishing. Giving away your email address (oh, how everyone loves to collect ouraddresses) will get you a free book on how 8 people succeeded – you’ll be intrigued by who they are: http://www.authorspublish.com/self-publishing-book/

How to make your dialog real – you have to give them your email address, but their emails can be useful: https://www.bookbaby.com/free-guide/autocrit

How to make your fiction writing real – and how it’s changed in 150 years: http://us5.campaign-archive1.com/?u=bd398af5e14b804a37b7f273a&id=739284aef4&e=5a3f8cf76b

How to market – and if you haven’g got anything to market yet, how to get ready to market: http://www.macgregorliterary.com/blog/whats-fifth-step-marketing-book/ Don’t forget to look for earlier posts on the website too.

Have you looked at the contests, information and opportunities at the Attic Institute’s site? http://atticinstitute.com/

Don’t forget to email Helen Butler at  hbutler@BeavertonOregon.gov for your chance to be featured at the Beaverton Author Fair. They’re looking for people who haven’t been there before… so not me!

Don’t forget to let me know if you’d like your writing featured in the Beaverton Resource Guide.

Some interesting writing links

(Self) Publishing trends – find out more about almost everything here: http://www.writtenwordmedia.com/2016/01/25/10-trends-publishing-indie-author-needs-know/

Are you making excuses not to write? http://blog.bookbaby.com/2016/01/stop-making-excuses-and-write-a-book/

How to write that enticing book blurb: http://blog.bookbaby.com/2016/01/writing-a-book-description-that-isnt-a-bore/   http://blog.bookbaby.com/2015/11/focus-on-your-books-back-cover/

Worried about writing and taxes? http://formswift.com/independent-contractor-guide

Can you market online?  http://learnhowtowriteanovel.com/blog/2016/01/05/9-time-saving-tips-for-social-medi/

Were you in the journal? Claim your Amazon author page:  https://authorcentral.amazon.com/gp/home

Want to enter a  FREE poetry contest? https://winningwriters.com/our-contests/wergle-flomp-humor-poetry-contest-free

Willamette Writers members can submit FREE to the Timberline Review: http://timberlinereview.com/

Lots of good tools, including a reverse dictionary: http://storyfix.com/the-finest-digital-tools-that-turn-you-into-a-better-writer

Diagram your way to a better sentence: http://parts-of-speech.info/