ONLINE resources for writers

 

Nathan Bransford’s Blog

Literary Rambles

Query Tracker

Michelle4Laughs

Helping Writers Become Authors

Janet Reid’s Blog

Query Shark

cOMPREHENSIVE Legal handbook

Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook: The Step-by-Step Guide to the Legal Issues of Self-Publishing

BOOKS

Scrap your college textbooks and opt for these instead. It’s a combination of screenwriting and fiction writing resources. You will be a better writer if you can do both. I write screenplays and use that as the outline to adapt a novel and vice versa. A novel can be trimmed to a script or a TV length series. Adapt. Adapt. Adapt.

Beginning/Intermediate

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style

Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too!

Advanced

The Writers Journey: Mythic Structures for Writers

mARKETING

Marketing Advice from a Self-Published Literary Agent

TEAM OF teen YA EDITORS

Teen Eyes Editorial

BOOK COVER DESIGNERS

Designed by Starla

DamonZa

The Query

If you’ve read the blogs above and have completed a novel or script you feel is ready to be shopped, I can help you write a dynamic pitch/query.  Check out my gig here.

**Samples of real before and after queries I’ve helped also coming soon.