Writing Tips – Writing Rules, Protect Your Blogs, Fonts and more!

This week’s edition of Writer’s Tips features some great info on creating book trailers, how to protect your blogs, writing tips, instructional on downloading fabulous fonts, Writers Beware, and knowing and breaking writing rules.

 

Fantastic How To on creating videos for our books with Canva

Fast and Easy Book Trailer Videos Using Canva: A Step-by-Step Guide

 

How to make the most of your writing time

https://nowastedink.com/2019/08/09/the-race-where-you-cant-afford-a-burn-out-by-kim-dorothy/#comment-31514

 

Another informative site with tips on how to protect our blogs from being stolen

http://www.blogtipsntricks.com/2014/07/protect-your-blog-from-being-copied.html

 

Natalie Ducey is generous with her sharing of Free Fonts, and she has a great video to demonstrate how to download and activate the fonts.

https://natalieducey.com/2019/04/03/how-to-download-and-install-beautiful-fonts-in-seconds-fonts-tutorial/#comment-2751

 

Victoria Strauss from Writers Beware has a post out on a list of scamming sites for publishers

https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2019/08/from-philippines-not-with-love-plague.html?m=1

 

Knowing the writing rules before you can break them

Source: Writing Rules: When Can You Break Them? (Rules 1-6)

 

 

24 thoughts on “Writing Tips – Writing Rules, Protect Your Blogs, Fonts and more!

  1. Thank you so much, Deb. I will be checking all of these links. I’m particularly interested in the create a video trailer. My new book is almost ready to publish and I would feel pretty proud to be able to create a video trailer for it. I’m hoping September pub. All of these articles look fantastic.

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  2. Debby – thanks for these … I’ll be looking at the Fonts … while notice about security is useful … Victoria Strauss is great to be tapped into …

    Jenny Pearson has let a few of us know about our security … she emailed me personally yesterday -haven’t got to do what she suggested just yet … but will do so shortly …

    https://pearsonreport.blogspot.com/2019/08/your-blog-is-not-secure-find-out-why.html

    Hope you don’t mind this link … cheers Hilary

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  3. I actually started making a trailer yesterday on powerpoint. Finished the images and the text but haven’t added the transitions, music and animation. I didn’t know Canva was an option!! Great tip. If my powerpoint trailer sucks, I’ll try Canva out. Lol. Thanks!

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    1. Thanks for sharing that Diana. I am looking forward to trying it out on Canva too! Let me know how it goes if you do, I’ll do the same. πŸ™‚ xx

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