After the Critique
Agents Telling What They Want
Are Listserves a Service or a Waste of Time?
Attribution or Action
Author Talks versus Workshops
Before You Sign: Contract Resources
Bloggers Supporting Other Bloggers
Book It! – Recording What You Read
Can children and teens can get their work published?
Children’s Book Genres
Critique Groups: Go For It!
Critique Methods: A Sample Face-to-Face Critique, Online Critiques, One-On-Ones
Cut in the Critique
Do As I Say
Do You Remember?
Do You Struggle with Grammar?
Don’t Throw in the Towel
Double Identity (pen names)
Down with Discouragement
Dragged to the Podium
An Editor’s Day
Follow the Yellow Brick Road, er, Writers’ Guidelines
4 Ways to Make Your Characters "Talk Different" (guest post)
Give up or press on?
Glossary of Publishing Terms
Going Back to School (school visits)
Heartbroken – an encouraging post about querying (guest post)
Hooking Your Reader
How’d You Get That Gig?
How to Evaluate a Good Blog Gig and Earn What You Deserve (guest post)
How To Start Querying an Agent (guest post)
I'm a Work-in-Progress
Inspiration from Kate DiCamillo
Listen to the Teen Voices
Make It Work for You
Making Friends: Character Development
Market Research Resources – Agents
Meeting Editors and Agents – In Person
Meeting Editors and Agents – Online
Mind Your C’s and Q’s (Cover Letters, Queries, Contracts):
part one, part two, part three
My Favorite Online Resources
Nancy I. Sanders on Writing Nonfiction
On the Hunt for Ideas
Organizations and Groups
Perfecting Dialogue Punctuation
Picture Book Month
Picture Book Resources
Picture Perfect Picture Books
The Power of a Good First Line
Professional Problem Maker
Read, Read, Read
Ready, Set, Goal
The Sandwich of Critique
School Visits, the Extended Version
Shadowing a Submission
Showing Versus Telling
Standard Manuscript Format
The Story Ladder or Novel Timeline
The Synopsis Shrink
Technicalities - More Thoughts on Public Speaking
Theme and Premise
Theme List Tactics
Turning Ideas into Stories – Workshop
Viewpoint in Children's Fiction
Website Q & A with Don Ford
Welcome, Diane Bailey, Work-for-hire Champion
What Would Sue Do?
Work-for-Hire also known as WFH
Writing and Life Balance
Writing a Novel? Where Does It Fit?