Tag: #AtoZChallenge

Apr 09 2016

#atozchallenge H is for Heart #Writing #WriteTip Give the Hero more Problems

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples H is for “Heart” Book: Writing the Heart of Your Story: The Secret to Crafting an Unforgettable Novel (The Writer’s Toolbox Series) by C. S. Lakin My dice roll: 104 (of 204) Lesson: Create …

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Apr 08 2016

#atozchallenge G is for Getting Published #WriteTip #query @carlywatters

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples G is for “Getting” Book: Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent by Carly Watters @carlywatters My dice roll: 964 Lesson: 6 Tips to Make Your Query Stand Out 1- …

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Apr 07 2016

#atozchallenge F is for From Inspiration to Publication #Writing #Pacing #WriteTip

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples F is for “From” Book: From Inspiration to Publication: How to Succeed as a Children’s Writer: Advice from 15 Award Winning Writers by Pamela Glass Kelly My dice roll: 102 Lesson: Pacing your book’s …

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Apr 06 2016

#atozchallenge E is for Edelstein #Writing #CharacterTraits #writetip @lindanedelstein

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples E is for “Edelstein” Book: The Writer’s Guide to Character Traits: Includes Profiles of Human Behaviors and Personality Types by Linda Edelstein @lindanedelstein My dice roll: 17 Lesson: Bossy Style personality traits The Bossy …

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Apr 04 2016

#atozchallenge C is for Craft & Technique #writing #openings #writetip

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples C is for “Craft” Book: Craft & Technique (Writer’s Little Instruction Book) by Paul Raymond Martin My dice roll: 105 Lesson: Test the story opening “A well-crafted opening should put a worry on a …

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Apr 02 2016

#atozchallenge B is for Bruce Ballenger – Discovering the Writer Within #freewrite @curiouswriting @barryLane

Click for my theme details  26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples B is for “Bruce Ballenger” and “Barry” Book: Discovering the Writer Within: 40 Days to More Imaginative Writing by Bruce Ballenger and Barry Lane @curiouswriting @barryLane My dice roll: 158 Lesson: Freewriting for 35 …

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Apr 01 2016

#atozchallenge A is for The Art of War for Writers – Character Motivation #writetip #writing @jamesscottbell

Click for my theme details  26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples A is for “Art” Book: The Art of War for Writers: Fiction Writing Strategies, Tactics, and Exercises by James Scott Bell @jamesscottbell My dice roll: 138 Lesson: Utilize the Q Factor as a strategic …

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Mar 25 2016

These April Goals Include #WRiTECLUB2016 and #AtoZChallenge

Bucket List.     2016 Goals: Have 6500 Twitter followers ~ currently at 5663 — up 548 from last month! Download the update for my blog theme, whatever that might entail Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 4 blog hops/fests. Participate in at least 2 #OABookClub reads Rewrite and edit my urban fantasy novel, …

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Mar 20 2016

Bonus #atozchallenge for @JLenniDorner Giveaway

Bonus #atozchallenge for @JLenniDorner Giveaway can be added to YOUR Google Calendar. THERE IS A BONUS CHALLENGE EACH DAY IN THE RAFFLECOPTER GIVEAWAY. Not only is this more ways to win, but it is also a great way to hit more stops! March http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/2016/02/atozchallenge-theme-reveal-sign-up-is.html 21- Hit the first 10 TEN stops on the theme reveal …

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Mar 08 2016

HOW TO make a link clickable in Rafflecopter

It seems self-explanatory to many of us. But, based on how many Rafflecopter giveaways I’ve seen with improper links, it needed further explaining. I usually put the link in both locations, in case someone has difficulty clicking a link. These are square brackets “[” and “]”. These are parentheses “(” and “)”. You put words …

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Feb 25 2016

A month of Lucky Goals

The BIG EXCITEMENT this month comes not from the luck of the Irish, but from my two favorite blogging events of the year. First, it’s time to GET READY TO RUMBLE! There’s nothing better than reading two short stories (under 500 words each) followed by giving feedback and voting one on to the next round. …

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Feb 08 2016

#ShareTheLove Blog Hop and Giveaway

GIVEAWAY ALL ABOUT SOME OTHER BLOGGERS I’ll begin with Misha Gericke. (Or Misha Gerrick, as she’s also known.) She’s a talented author with a positive attitude. She is also the blogger who runs the goal hop you see me posting about every month. Find her, and the kick-in-the-pants motivation you need to meet your goals, …

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Jan 25 2016

#AtoZChallenge sign up list is open

Join me! Sign up for the most beloved blog hop on the web.

May 03 2015

An A to Z Reflections Post for the #AtoZchallenge including #WRiTECLUB2015 and #boutofbooks mentions

AtoZChallenge2015 Reflection Post

To all you fiction writers out there- I hope I was able to inspire you to try your hand at writing settings that feel like characters.   To fiction readers- I hope you enjoyed the behind the scenes look at how some settings are created. To everyone else– I hope you got a laugh out …

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