Writer’s Tips – #Blogging Tips, #Scam Alerts, #Editing, Show and Tell

Welcome to this edition of Writer’s Tips where I collect and curate articles I come across in my reading travels, and share the good stuff for my readers here. This edition is jam-packed with goodies and has some great information on trending scam alerts, information for bloggers to help keep our blogs safe, tricks to help with Word doc snags, authors unite on editing and head-hopping sharing what they anticipate back from editors – from some of the best in the biz, and as always, more!

 

Author Melodie Campbell is guest featured at Anne R. Allen’s blog, helping us clear up the sticky bits in our books – looking at acts, scenes, and messy middles.

My Novel is a Mess! How to Survive the Chaos Point in your Novel

 

Also on the blog of Anne R. Allen, by Anne, –  Are we confusing readers by writing in too many characters? Learn how not to confuse readers.

Does Your Novel Confuse Readers with “Too Many” Characters? 8 Ways to Unconfuse Them.

 

Kate Johnston is breaking it down – the difference between show and tell when book-writing.

https://katejohnstonauthor.com/four-ways-to-decide-if-you-should-show-or-tell/#comment-6941

 

Roz Morris has a great author feature where specialized writers share their experiences on receiving back the manuscript after the editor has been through it. What to expect.

https://nailyournovel.wordpress.com/2020/05/10/ready-for-the-red-pen-how-to-prepare-for-comments-on-your-book-manuscript/#comment-50175

 

Jacqui Murray shares a great list of suggested books for a writer’s arsenal in this edition of her ToolTips

https://worddreams.wordpress.com/2020/05/18/authortoolboxbloghop-may/ 

 

Blogging guru, Hugh Roberts is back with some new information on keeping our blogs safe.

https://hughsviewsandnews.com/2020/05/11/is-your-blog-under-attack/comment-page-1/?unapproved=93961&moderation-hash=a0994a74177a21578c3cab9a8869e235#comment-93961

 

Kathy Steinemann has a Microsoft Word trick for those encountering long waits when saving a document.

https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/save-word-file/#comment-5982

 

Natalie Ducey has another helpful post for authors, – How to get ebooks in various formats onto WordPress. 

https://natalieducey.com/2020/05/14/a-how-to-guide-for-uploading-ebooks-in-epub-and-mobi-file-formats-in-wordpress/

 

And last but never least, Stevie Turner found and shared a great article on finding out if our emails have been hacked.

https://steviet3.wordpress.com/2020/05/15/have-you-been-hacked/comment-page-1/#comment-24145

 

©DGKaye

36 thoughts on “Writer’s Tips – #Blogging Tips, #Scam Alerts, #Editing, Show and Tell

  1. Thanks again for including a link to one of my recent blog posts, Debby. It’s an honour to be amidst some great authors, writers and bloggers.

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend.

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  2. Terrific selection Debby and very useful.. I have shared on Twitter and LinkedIn but FB playing up.. I will reblog on Monday and hope that FB is behaving itself again…hugsxx♥

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  3. Hi Debby – thanks for curating these for us … and I too am not sure about my email – I’ll see … when I’m a little less swamped with trying to get on with things … but will keep in mind! Take care – Hilary

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  4. Between this post and the post sharing Sally’s Project 101, I now have enough reading to keep me awake for six weeks. But what a treasure trove of information! Thanks for sharing all the good stuff, Debby. ❤

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  5. Thanks for these fantastic resources, Debby! Some of them I read about before (since I follow Kate, Hugh, and Jacqui’s blogs), others I will check out shortly and bookmark for future reference (like the articles about editing and uploading e-books)!!

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