For Writers

Some links to help you on your writing journey:

Characters:
The 16 Personality Types
How to Write a Great Hero
Example Heroes to Study 
10 Tips on Building Characters
Using Birth Order in Creating Characters


Research:
Historical Research--Seventeen Questions
Lesser Known Sources
Historical Event Database Organized by Year

Plotting:

Writer's Block--8 Possible Remedies
What Fiction Editors Look For In a Story
Story First, Writing Second
Brainstorming Tips

Writing:
Francine Rivers's Writing Tips
Required Word Counts Sorted by Publisher and Genre
How Many Words Should Your Novel Be?
Don't Give Up

Editing:
What to do after "The End"--10 Points of Editing
Getting Through (or around) Impossible Revisions
One Pass Revisions
Macro Editing
The Joy of Revisions
Editing In 5 Points
Opening Lines
Google Advance Book Search (researching terms for historical accuracy) 
Need a synonym? Use OneLook's Reverse Dictionary
Weasel Words: List of Commonly Overused Words/Phrases
How to Make Word Highlight Your Weasel Word List with One Click
http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search#sthash.Nxdm7lAd.dpuf


Grammar:
Comma Rules
Grammar Girl Blog
Grammar Queen

Publishing:
Ten Steps to Publication
13 Ways to Convince an Agent to Represent You
How to Write a Book Proposal
How to Format A Book Proposal & Sample Proposal
How to Write a Query Letter
Query Shark: Query Examples, Good and Bad
Biggest Query Letter Mistakes
How to Write a Synopsis
DE-FANG YOUR SYNOPSIS
The Short Synopsis
The Long Synopsis 
How to Write a Novel Synopsis 
Synopsis Writing Template
7 Things About the Publishing Process
What to Ask An Agent
List of Literary Agents Who Represent Christian Authors
How to Write an Author Bio
Taglines


Time Management:
Just Say "No"
What To Give Up
The Secret to Writing Faster 

Marketing:
Twitter Explained
More coming soon...

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