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1. Social Media Etiquette

What not to do when using social media.


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2. SF/F Categories

The genre of science fiction and fantasy has many subcategories.

http://www.fuseliterary.com/sff-subcategories/

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3. Revision Questions

Ten questions to ask about your manuscript when you're revising.

http://www.timwynne-jones.com/pages/tenquestions.html

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4. Bad Advice

On your path to publication, you'll hear a lot of advice you should just ignore.

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2014/02/six-more-pieces-of-bad-advice-for.html

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5. Submitting

You're finished and polished your manuscript, so now it's time to submit.

http://www.kidlit411.com/2014/01/kidlit411-submission-how-to.html

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6. Picture Book University

Reading this blog is like attending a mini-workshop on writing picture books.

http://wwwpamcalvert.blogspot.com/p/picture-book-university.html

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7. Websites for Writers

Links to fifty websites that writers should know about.

http://www.wiseinkblog.com/publishing-industry/50-websites-every-author-should-bookmark-in-2014/

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8. Viewpoint Selection

Here's a simple explanation of the pros and cons of each point of view.

https://henryherz.wordpress.com/2014/12/14/the-ten-commandments-of-picture-book-writing/

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9. Picture Book Rules

Ten commandments (or not!) for writing picture books.

https://henryherz.wordpress.com/2014/12/14/the-ten-commandments-of-picture-book-writing/

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10. Book Bloggers

How to approach book bloggers to review your book.

http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/11/4-tips-for-working-with-book-bloggers/

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11. Writers' Conferences

Are writers' conferences useful, and how do you get the most out of them?

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2013/08/why-go-to-writers-conference-10.html

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12. Editor Submission List

Agents work carefully to create a list of where they will send your book.

http://literaticat.blogspot.com/2011/02/crafting-editor-submission-list.html

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13. Overdone Plots

Your novel needs to be unique to stand out from the rest.

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2012/06/hey-james-patterson-stole-my-plot.html

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14. Dream Agents

Don't get your heart set on a single "dream" agent.

http://scribblebabble.blogspot.com/2014/12/writing-wednesdays-on-dream-agents.html

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15. Publishing Secrets

Twenty-five facts about publishing that may be new to you.

http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/06/16/mike-r-underwood-25-secrets-of-publishing-revealed-or-inside-the-bookish-shatterdome/

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16. Logic Problems

Watch out for these logic problems to prevent your reader from being pulled out of the story.

http://writershelpingwriters.net/2014/12/four-logic-problems-will-ruin-day-manuscript/

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17. Switching to Outlining

If you're a pantser, here are some tips to switching to being an outliner.

http://writerunboxed.com/2014/11/23/outlining-why-i-made-the-switch-and-tips-for-trying-it/

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18. Deep Point View

By bringing your point of view closer, you can intensify your writing.

http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/10/diving-deep-into-deep-point-of-view/

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19. Starting Out

Chronicle Books gives advice for writers new to the children's book business.

http://www.chroniclebooks.com/blog/2014/12/17/so-youve-written-a-childrens-book-now-what/

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20. Historical Fiction

What's the difference between historical fiction and nonfiction?

http://www.marcieatkins.com/2014/12/19/historical-fiction-and-nonfiction-mentor-texts/

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21. Ageism

Here's a blog about promoting positive images of aging in children's literature.

http://www.lindseymcdivitt.com/blog/

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22. What Takes So Long?

What has to happen between the time your book is acquired and it appears on the shelf?

http://scotteagan.blogspot.com/2014/12/why-do-things-take-so-long-in-publishing.html

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23. Choosing a Workshop

The first step is to identify what you want and need.

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2014/12/guest-post-jean-reidy-on-choosing.html

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24. Types of Picture Books

Picture books are written in many styles and cover a wide range of topics.

http://www.writingpicturebooksforchildren.com/types-of-picture-books.html

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25. Funny Words

Funny words can make a humorous story even funnier.

http://www.writersdigest.com/writing-articles/by-writing-goal/improve-my-writing/a-list-of-funny-words-to-help-you-writing-funnier-stories

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