For Writers

Alphabetical List of My Blog Posts

The above list is aimed at writers, illustrators, kidlit creators, and does not include the book recommendations or quotes. Subscribing below will send emails to notify you of all new posts.

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Formatting a Manuscript

Standard Manuscript Format.pdf

Some of My Articles from Elsewhere

My Favorite Facebook Pages

Writing Blogs and Newsletters

Grammar Resources

Idea Generation

Marketing Published Books

School Visit Resources

Publishers and Agents

Market Books for Writers

Helpful Posts from Other Bloggers

Writing Books

  • Writing Magic by Gail Carson Levine – especially good for the beginning novelist or someone having trouble getting “going”
  • The Emotional Craft of Fiction: How to Write the Story Beneath the Surface by Donald Maas

Other Resources

Links Especially for Illustrators