So you're interested in writing and publishing a book? Thinking about going down the traditional publishing path, rather than self-publishing? This post covers every step you need to know to follow the traditional publishing path.
When an agent or editor requests your full manuscript, there are some expectations for how your document will be formatted. Read on for what those are and how to put them in place.
Trying to write about gender-diverse groups but not sure how to phrase it inclusively? The following is a guest post by Tea Berry Blue on inclusive descriptions that won't misgender anyone.
The following is a list of resources to help you make educated choices regarding your writing's grammatical style. From industry-specific style guides to standard-setting dictionaries to the most comprehensive thesaurus I know, read on for my top eight writer resources on style choice!
The following is a list of resources and style guides to provide you context and consciousness to different communities. I have divided the resources into categories for ease of searching. For obvious reasons, this page will be constantly evolving to remain as up-to-date as possible with the best guidance.
It is so difficult to edit your own work—I certainly avoid it at all costs. But unfortunately, we don't always have a choice in the matter, whether due to time, finances, or some other hindrance. So here are my top six tips to help you better edit your own work!
Also known as a style sheet, a style guide is a document created to keep track of specific terminology or grammatical style choices for a text or organization. But why should you make a style guide? And how do you build a style guide?
A query letter is like a cover letter for your book. Just like there is a general recommended outline for cover letters, there is also a general format for a query letter. Read on the five elements of a perfect query letter, plus some extra tips, tricks, and resources.
Writing is an art just like any other, and as such, there are no hard-and-fast rules to follow. However, the following are some habits I notice authors falling into that, if adjusted, could really expand the reader's understanding of a character and their actions.