My Top Ten Tweets for #writers

My Top Ten Tweets

Top Ten Tweets

 

I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips.

 

9 Tips for Choosing the Best Title for Your Book http://bit.ly/2F1NgTx  #writers #indieauthors

“How do you build tone and mood for fight and action scenes?” http://bit.ly/2F87f35  #writers #writingtips

How to keep romantic tension high between the two protagonists. http://bit.ly/2obq3X3  #writers #writingtips

10 Steamy Tips for Writing the Perfect Romance Novel http://bit.ly/2obva9Q  #writers #writingtips

Scrivener’s Upgrade – Exciting New Features http://bit.ly/2FeczCh  There are some big changes and new features. #writers #writingtips #Scrivener

Creating a Fantasy Map http://bit.ly/2F9eWpN  Nothing brings your world to life as much as a map. #writers #writingadvice

How To Find And Work With A Book Cover Designer http://bit.ly/2ExxGOI 

10 things all writers should know before signing a contract. http://bit.ly/2GwXhYx  Learn from the misadventures of others. #writers #indieauthors

Blogging isn’t Dead 8 Reasons to Start an Author Blog http://bit.ly/2ogPWF0  Even beginning authors can benefit from an author blog. #writers #indieauthors #bloggers

Writer’s Burnout – What Is It and What Is It Not? http://bit.ly/2oiX1F2  Burnout can feel similar to depression. Treat it accordingly. #writers #indieauthors

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My Top Ten Tweets for #writers

My Top Ten Tweets

Top Ten Tweets

 

I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips.

Can I Use This Photo on Social Media? Understanding Image Copyright http://bit.ly/2E9R6Nt  There’s no excuse to use copyrighted work without permission. #writers #bloggers

Finding Your Way from Failure to Success as a Writer http://bit.ly/2FYq5ca  We all want to be read, to find an audience, to touch someone with our words. #writers #writerslife

Children’s authors: How to sell hundreds of books by visiting schools http://bit.ly/2nQu186  #writers #indieauthors #kidlit

15 Ways to Make Readers Hate Your Book http://bit.ly/2H6jxd0  #writingtips #writingadvice

Want The Secrets Of A Great Chase Scene? Description, information, detail, dialogue, choreography all need to be curtailed. http://bit.ly/2F0iQkS  #writetip #writingtips

Uh-oh, They Want a Synopsis. How can you condense a story from hundreds of pages to two or three pages? http://bit.ly/2EoMpLv  #writers #writingtips

Want To Invent A Fictional Language? Here’s How To Do It – Part 1 http://bit.ly/2EraCRA  Keeping your fiction real. #writers #writingtips

E-Book Piracy and What You Can Do About It http://bit.ly/2F1OKNW  Steps you can take to safeguard your valuable copyrights. #writers #indieauthors

Top 10 Pitching Mistakes & Advice From Shane Black http://bit.ly/2EZk3sn  If you’re pitching your book at a writers conference this year, you should look at this. #writerslife

Top Ten Peeves of creative writing teachers by Melodie Campbell http://bit.ly/2EjjB7d  #writers #writetip

My Top Ten Tweets for #writers

My Top Ten Tweets

Top Ten Tweets

 

I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips.

7 tried and true ways to make a book cover decision – Focus on what your readers like. http://bit.ly/2FwgSrf  #writers #indieauthors

Who Else: Writing Secondary and Minor Characters http://bit.ly/2FB5qLh  Tips For Making Minor Characters Become Secondary Characters #writingtips #writerslife

9 Things Publishers Need to Know About Facebook’s Coming News Feed Changes http://bit.ly/2DZBCau  It’s time to re-think our Facebook marketing strategy. #writerslife

Writing Fiction: This Is How You Write A Story http://bit.ly/2EAItZ6  We have all the tools we need to make up new stories. #writers #writetip

Building an Author Website: The First Step to Publishing http://bit.ly/2FGZu34  How do you prepare for getting published? #writers #writerslife

Author Business 101: Books, Brand & Buds – focus and keep this SIMPLE. http://bit.ly/2nK2y7c  #writers #indieauthors

Better Mystery Plots: 7 Clues to Writing Mysteries http://bit.ly/2nKhQJZ  #writingtips

How to Market a Self-Published Book Effectively: Digital Marketing for Authors http://bit.ly/2nITTlC  Marketing your book is not about selling. #writers #writerslife

How to Manage a Twitter Account as an Indie Author – Twitter is still a strong option for getting your name out there. http://bit.ly/2FXlo2k  #indieauthor #writerslife

Capture Readers With Better Book Descriptions (aimed specifically at book descriptions for fiction.) http://bit.ly/2E9WRqb  #writers #indieauthors #writingtips

My Top Ten Tweets for #writers

My Top Ten Tweets

Top Ten Tweets

 

I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips.

 

15 GREAT Grammar and Punctuation Checker Tools for Writers. There are countless free and paid tools available these days that you can use to enhance your writing. http://bit.ly/2E6CafA  #writetip

How to write better fiction using screenwriting techniques. http://bit.ly/2E9kPTj  #writers #writetip

How to Frame Scenes Like a Filmmaker http://bit.ly/2EnMVul  We can frame our scenes like filmmakers to better evoke specific emotions and deepen readers’ experiences with our stories. #writingtips

If Only I Had Connections . . . A few notes on getting published. http://bit.ly/2EaDldW  #writers #indieauthors

Making Monsters http://bit.ly/2nm9Z58  Some methods to assist you in becoming the next Dr. Frankenstein. #writers #writetip #amwritingfantasy

Character Alignment Can Improve Your Book With A Simple Grid http://bit.ly/2FpZ9Sc  This method focuses on a character’s utility within the world. #writingtips

Can You (Should You) Typeset Your Own Book? Good design works subliminally. http://bit.ly/2nlESXl  #writers #indieauthors

Don’t Ever Do This When You Write For Children – Entertain them first; they’ll learn better that way. Sneak in a lesson. http://bit.ly/2BGgLY4  #writingtips

The 3 Golden Rules Of Writing An Amazing Romance http://bit.ly/2npfrDA  The universal conflict of feelings resonates with readers. #writingtips #amwritingromance

4 Affordable Ways to Master Book Marketing. Here are some effective ways, platforms, and methods for the cost conscientious and time-starved authors out there. http://bit.ly/2EnCx5v  #writers #indieauthors

My Top Ten Tweets for #writers

My Top Ten Tweets

Top Ten Tweets

 

I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips.

Writing: 7 Ways to Cure the Dumbs http://bit.ly/2DW3365  The dumbs can hit working authors harder than anyone. #writers #writerslife

Getting your creative groove back – Do you have the after-holiday blues? http://bit.ly/2E5PwJj  #writerslife

How to Rock a Free Day Promotion for Your eBook. The competition is growing with thousands of free ebooks available every day. http://bit.ly/2n957j4  #writers #indieauthors

Here’s How To Vary Your Sentence Structure – a few practical measures for getting out of a rut. http://bit.ly/2DCb7ep  #writingtips

Identify your obstacles – The first step is acknowledging that you’ve hit a wall. http://bit.ly/2E5YNAY  #writerslife

Agent Laurie McLean’s Publishing Predictions for 2018 http://bit.ly/2DEnPJO  Indie publishers and authors continue to create new ways to thrive. #indieauthors

Outline Your Novel With the 3-Act Story Structure. The 3-Act Story Structure is the most widely used. http://bit.ly/2n34LKB  #writers #writingtips

5 Things Fiction Writers Do That Annoy Readers. Have you doomed your novel? http://bit.ly/2ndyaCc  #writers #indieauthors

How to Self-Publish a Print Book http://bit.ly/2n5japJ  Helping others avoid this expensive mistake! #writers #indieauthors

10 Glaring Mistakes Beginning Writers Make http://bit.ly/2n5O6Gf  See if you spot some of these, then fix them. #writers #writetip

My Top Ten Tweets for #writers

My Top Ten Tweets

Top Ten Tweets

 

I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips.

How to Finish Your Book in Three Drafts | Each draft plays by different rules, and knowing what draft you’re in can help you avoid writer’s block. http://bit.ly/2CPKP4U  #writers #writingtips

7 Strategies to Start Writing Your Book Today – By following these seven strategies, you can have a completed book within months. http://bit.ly/2Dgpz9r  #writers #writingtips

How to Start Writing a Book http://bit.ly/2DnojkG  Actionable steps. #writingtips

Don’t Kill Book Sales with your Look Inside. 10 Ways to Avoid it. http://bit.ly/2DzGmEi  Make the most of the first 10% that’s going to be seen in the LOOK INSIDE. #indieauthor #writerslife

21 Tips For Becoming a Better Writer http://on.inc.com/2D7tw2r  Strunk and White’s Elements of Style is still relevant today. #writers #writingtips

How to Write a Memoir: Top Tips from Bestselling Writers http://bit.ly/2DoSc4c  #writingtips #writingadvice

How to Write a Press Release That Converts http://cisn.co/2CXlINA  Tips on how to use social media to amplify your press releases. #writerslife

The Controversial Flashback http://bit.ly/2rfeent  Use the flashback as unobtrusively as possible. #writers #writetip

Working with an Editor. Editors want to help, not hinder, the writer. http://bit.ly/2DaSDOw  #writers #writerslife

Learn How to Write as you Read: Improve your Craft. Reading as much as you can helps you learn how to write, http://bit.ly/2mMi5D7  #writerslife

My Top Ten Tweets for #writers

My Top Ten Tweets

Top Ten Tweets

 

I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips.

Optimizing Your Books for Amazon Keyword Search | There’s nothing like good, old-fashioned hard work to make your Amazon page soar. http://bit.ly/2lR4YQF  #indieauthors #writers

The Top 3 Red Flags When Searching for Book Editors – Inexperienced or predatory editors can do more harm than good. http://bit.ly/2CCBCQj  #amwriting #amediting

50 Fabulous Resources For Crime Writers – Writing a thriller, a mystery, or a police procedural? http://bit.ly/2EfJe8J  #writingtips

Talent, Shmalent! 8 Qualities More Important than Writing Talent http://bit.ly/2qMAN2R  What skills do you need to be a talented writer? #writingtips

Top Ten Publishing Trends Every Author Needs to Know in 2018 – and what to do about them. http://bit.ly/2qHQlVv  #indieauthor #writerslife

14 Tips to Help You Succeed in the New Underground World of Instagram http://bit.ly/2EdF4y8  #writerslife

Literary Magazines: Insider Tips On Getting Published and Dealing With Rejectiion http://bit.ly/2qNVlYy  You can improve your odds by following these insider tips. #writers #indieauthors

The 5 Secrets of Good Storytelling (That Writers Forget All the Time) – basic storytelling truths that ring true in every story. http://bit.ly/2qLO6jX  #writingtips #writestuff

Tips to Include Pets in Fiction | http://bit.ly/2CYoe9r  #writingtips #writestuff

How to Get Your Writing Published in 2018 http://bit.ly/2Fhj4Un  This article is divided into three parts: literary journals, publishing your manuscript traditionally, and self-publishing. #writers #indieauthors

My Top Ten Tweets for #writers

My Top Ten Tweets

Top Ten Tweets

 

I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips.

 

Websites for Writers: 20 Sites with Great Writing Advice http://bit.ly/2DtbggE  #writerslife

The Secret of Great Memoir: The Mature Self http://bit.ly/2DusJVO  It’s all about voice. #writetip

How to Write Romantic Scenes Without Using the Word “Love” http://bit.ly/2CmdYox  #writetip #amwritingromance

How to Nail that book in 2018! Tips from an NYT Bestseller http://bit.ly/2lGICC2  Getting the book on the page has to be your main goal. #writers #indieauthors

12 Things Writers Need To Pack For Their 2018 Writing Journey #AmWriting #Writer http://bit.ly/2DSAsx1 

3 author mistakes that will hold you back in 2018 – Make 2018 the year you do what it takes to become a successful author. http://bit.ly/2lSm5kS  #writers #indieauthors

Here’s How To Vary Your Sentence Structure http://bit.ly/2Crzus2  Some nice exercises to help you find your voice. #writingtips #writingadvice

The ‘how to’s’ of world-building and how to reveal your crafted world through the story. http://bit.ly/2CR7Wg4  #writingtips #amwriting #scifi

How to improve your life by starting the change in the morning? Productive mornings start with early wake-up calls. http://bit.ly/2lVF2nV  #writerslife #NewYearsResolution

Five Shots At Your Own Sales http://bit.ly/2DNmXio  What is your book cover saying? #writers #indieauthors

 

Here are a few bonus links: Where to place your work.

100+ Reputable Literary Magazines You Can Submit Your Writing To http://bit.ly/2CPVlcV  Over 100 carefully vetted publications by format, traffic, and category. #writers #indieauthor

40 Writing Contests in January 2018 – No entry fees http://bit.ly/2DP8AKo  What do you have to lose? #writerslife

Ink & Nebula: Now Seeking Submissions http://bit.ly/2ljzOSv  Publishing work by established poets (ink), and saving special space for poets who have not yet been published (nebula). #writerslife

Jo Fletcher Books: Now Accepting Submissions http://bit.ly/2lplze4  Now accepting science fiction, fantasy, and horror books for adults. #writerslife

 

Happy New Year, everyone!

My Top Ten Tweets for #writers

My Top Ten Tweets

Top Ten Tweets

 

I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips.

The 10 Worst Story Openings http://bit.ly/2p2VwyA  Not hard-and-fast rules – nothing in writing is – but something to keep in mind nonetheless. #writingtips

Unusual Ways to Promote Your Book | Think outside the book-promotion box. http://bit.ly/2BJVGNV  #indieauthor #writerslife

The 3 simple principles behind an author platform http://bit.ly/2DlvgCm  What exactly is an author platform? This insightful post breaks it down for you. #writers #indieauthors

How To Write A (Feminist) Villain – If you want to write a female villain, do it. But make sure you don’t fall into one of these common traps. http://bit.ly/2BVTaGE  #writetip

11 Creative Ways to Boost Reader Engagement http://bit.ly/2BSNJpN  Here are some fun ways to get your name out there. #writerslife #indieauthor

15 GREAT Grammar and Punctuation Checker Tools for Writers http://bit.ly/2Cniaol  Because we all need a little help. #writerslife

He did this. He did that. He needs to change up his sentence structure. #writingtip http://bit.ly/2AzhDln  via @standoutbooks

10 Myths and Misunderstandings about Amazon http://bit.ly/2Ei6DHd  Amazon is a partner, not a giant to be conquered. #indieauthors #writerslife

3 Steps to Complete Your Writing Goals in the New Year http://bit.ly/2CnfW8v  What are your New Year’s Resolutions? #writerslife

How to Find Time to Write This Year http://bit.ly/2EdLOgi  #writingadvice

 

Happy New Year, everyone!

My Top Ten Tweets for #writers

My Top Ten Tweets

Top Ten Tweets

 

I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips.

Bring Them With You: Writing Vivid Descriptions http://bit.ly/2nWV8kt  #writingtips

8 Tools for Writers Who Use Pinterest http://bit.ly/2AU5Jzs  Are you on Pinterest? Look me up. #writerslife

Handling Procrastination as a Writer: Making Writing Time Sacred http://bit.ly/2o2t92R  This is especially important during the holidays. It’s so easy to get derailed. #writerslife

Marketing tools for any self-published book http://bit.ly/2o0HEUO  #indieauthor #writerslife

The Deadliest First Page Sin—Plus a Critique of Two Novel Openings http://bit.ly/2BcXlOV  We all know how important the first page is, but do you know how to make yours better? #writers #writingtips

Secret Writing Rules and Why Writers Should Ignore them http://bit.ly/2D4WWv5  Know the rules but use your own judgment. #writers #writingtips

How to Start Blogging: A Definitive Guide for Authors http://bit.ly/2B2Rbgh  A must-read for authors and new bloggers. #writers #indieauthors #bloggers

The Power of a Writing Group for Publishing Success http://bit.ly/2AYliWb  It might be tempting to dish out praise while keeping your honest critiques to yourself, but doing so will not help your peers. #writerslife

Are You a Swan? How to Overcome Book Marketing Overwhelm http://bit.ly/2D5qvwB  Still looking for a shortcut? #writerslife

Going Mobile – Tips for Writing from Anywhere, Any Time http://bit.ly/2BFFcGF  What’s your preferred writing tool? What if it was taken away from you? #writingtips #writerslife

 

A little self-promo: ‘Keepers of Magic: The Adventures of the Power Girls’ : #ReadIndie http://indiebookdiscovery.com/ibd/book/3392_keepers-of-magic-the-adventures-of-the-power-girls_by_roxanne-smolen#.WjQewMLkPII.twitter … A fun gift for the little girl in your life.

 

Happy Holidays, everyone. Keep on writing!