THWT Question for 19 JUN 2018

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 19 JUN 2018 is:   What is your latest book news?   Keep Loving!    

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Nine

    Number Nine Final Drafts Are Still Pretty Rough   OK, maybe they’re REALLY rough. No matter how carefully you read your manuscript, there will be errors. Grammar, spelling, syntax, and all of the rest will creep in and entrench the errors so deep that you, as the writer, can’t even see them. Logic …

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THWT Question for 12 JUN 2018

    Here is this week’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question:   Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?   Keep Loving!    

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Eight

    Number Eight Don’t Fear The Editors   This Rule is a rough one for most writers, no matter if they are a seasoned professional author with decades in the business or if they are a new writer struggling with their first story. Editors can be intimidating, and that’s a good thing. It is …

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THWT Question for 05 JUN 2018

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for today is:   As a general rule, which is harder for you to write: (1) A typical passage of about 200 words in a current work in progress or, (2) A typical 200 word cover blurb for a book about to be released? Why?   Keep …

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Seven

    Number Seven Never Underestimate The Power Of The Backlist   As frightening as it might be, some writers don’t even know what the backlist is. So, let me quote from Wikipedia… A backlist is a list of older books available from a publisher, as opposed to titles newly published (sometimes called the front …

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THWT Question for 29 MAY 2018

    Here’s the final Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for May 2018…   What are your far future projects, those that exist only as an idea in your head now?   Keep Loving!    

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Six

    Number Six Odds Are The Style Manual Is Wrong   Does anyone really know how many different style manuals are out there? It must be in the hundreds, if not thousands. Every major university has one. Every major publication has one. Pretty much every industry has their own. Some publishers have one they …

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Five

    Number Five Agents That Represent Single Titles Instead Of The Author Are Con-Artists   Do you have an agent? If no, you need to look into getting one. To make it to the real big time in the writing industry, you really need representation. Yeah, you can make some money on your own, …

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THWT Question for 15 MAY 2018

    Here is today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question:   Do you consider yourself a plotter or a pantster when you write?   Keep Loving!    

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