Editing writing

Collection by Michelle Edmonds

Michelle Edmonds

Write Better: The 7 Qualities of High-Concept Stories

Stumped by submission guidelines calling for “high-concept” romance, suspense, young adult or other popular fiction? These 7 qualifiers will help you gauge how (and where) your work fits in.

How a Philosophy Professor Found Love in a Hidden Library (Published 2016)

Book Launch Checklist: A Marketing Timeline for Authors

As a traditionally-published author, it’s important to supplement your publisher’s marketing campaigns with your own promotions. This checklist can help!

How to Edit Your Story Like a New York Publisher

When you finish writing your story, it's tempting to publish it right away. But wait! Here's how to edit your story to make it truly ready to share.

Mixtus Media — How Authors Can Market A Book With No Money

If you're strapped for cash or have little to no marketing budget, these tips and strategies to effectively market your book for free will be a huge help!

Everything You Need to Know to Publish a Children's Book - Journey to KidLit

Do you have a children's book taht you want to get published? Here's everything you need to know in order to publish a children's book with a traditional publisher.

Editing in Layers: Seven Things to Search For In Your Manuscript

by Stephanie Morrill Stephanie writes young adult contemporary novels and is the creator of GoTeenWriters.com. Her novels include The Re...

How to Write, Illustrate, and Pitch a Children's Book to Publishers - EmptyEasel.com

So you’ve come up with a great idea for a children’s book and you’d love to see it in print - with your own artwork as illustrations, of course! The question is, how do you approach publishers with

Cut the Clutter From Your Sentences

by Stephanie Morrill Stephanie writes young adult contemporary novels and is the creator of GoTeenWriters.com. Her novels include The Reinvention of Skylar Hoyt series (Revell) and the Ellie Sweet books (Playlist). You can connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and check out samples of her work on her author website including the free novella, Throwing Stones. Well, that was some amazing word warring over the weekend you guys! I loved seeing all the support and encouragement you…

Mixtus Media — My Surprising Fix for Authors to Boost Your Visibility Online

A step-by-step guide to help authors discover specific and detailed keywords to make you and your book more visible online!

Monster List of Picture Book Agents - Carrie Hannigan of HSG Agency

Frolicking through Cyberspace - Children's Book Author, Heather Ayris Burnell's blog about picture book writing, querying, and submitting.

How to Promote Your Children's Book

Learn How to Promote Your Children's Book with author Katie Davis's How to Promote Your Children's Book: Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Create a Bestseller

How to Prepare Your Book for an Editor

Find out how to prepare your book for an editor in this article (written by an editor!). 4 things you need to do to prepare for editing.

Build a Book Audience - Infographic | Now Novel

Writing a novel? Or finished writing the first draft? View this infographic on how to build a book audience and start building your reader fan base.

Publish A #1 Bestseller in the next 30 Days! - 7 Simple Steps • SassyZenGirl

Self publish books on Amazon as an indie author with no experience via Kindle Direct Publishing. SassyZenGirl's epic guide by Award Winning Top 100 Business Author Gundi Gabrielle will show you how to publish your first ebook to #1 Bestseller in 30 days! Learn how to sell more books, savvy book marketing strategies, expert self publishing tips and tricks and how to turn your books into a 6-7 figure passive income machine! Business, cooking, health & fitness, travel, self help or any other…

Mixtus Media — 30 Days of Social Media Post Ideas

I know it can be difficult to figure out what to post on social media so here's a FREE download that provides 30 days worth of social media post ideas specifically for authors to see results.