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.
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.
Kate Johnston is breaking it down – the difference between show and tell when book-writing.
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.
Jacqui Murray shares a great list of suggested books for a writer’s arsenal in this edition of her ToolTips
Blogging guru, Hugh Roberts is back with some new information on keeping our blogs safe.
Kathy Steinemann has a Microsoft Word trick for those encountering long waits when saving a document.
Natalie Ducey has another helpful post for authors, – How to get ebooks in various formats onto WordPress.
And last but never least, Stevie Turner found and shared a great article on finding out if our emails have been hacked.