Welcome to the March 11, 2013 edition of Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors. We have some great advice this week on self-publishing, social media and writing that we hope you’ll find useful. Thank you to the contributors for sharing their expertise.
Joel Friedman presents Book Designer Confesses: The Truth About Word Processors posted at The Book Designer, saying, “Can books be designed using Microsoft Word?”
Chrys Fey presents Protagonist vs Antagonist posted at Write With Fey, saying, “Characters are the most important aspect of a book. This post will tell you how to create a protagonist your readers could love and an antagonist your readers could love to hate.”
Jessica Clark presents 10 Reasons Every Poem Should Rhyme and How it Could Impact You BIG Time posted at Kenney Myers, saying, “While Ezra Pound is largely credited with starting the free verse poetry movement that created more relaxed style requirements and eliminated the wide-spread use of formal poetry, there are still plenty of aficionados out there who firmly believe that all poetry should rhyme.”
Matt Schoenherr presents Writing and Buying Articles: Is iWriter Right For You? posted at Marketing Ideas 101, saying, “Do you blog online? If so, you need articles for your blog, right? Or maybe you want to make money online? Writing articles for other people may be a great way to get money quickly. iWriter is an online writing service that caters to both people wanting articles and those who would write them. But is iWriter right for you?”
Roy Pickering presents Handling Rejection for Dummies … I Mean Writers posted at A Line A Day, saying, “This blog post was written to inspire those new to writing, or at least new to submitting with hope of publication, so they may push through the awaiting wall of rejection and emerge on the other side.”
Nina Amir presents Replace ‘Alice Attitude’ with ‘Author Attitude’ for Publishing Success posted at Write Nonfiction Now! saying, “Becoming an author takes more than a good idea. It takes an “Author Attitude,” which includes knowing how to set goals and meet them. This means you also know what your goals are–your vision of success as an author. This post explains these concepts and how to put them into play.”
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