Take Off Your Pants by Libby Hawker Look, I asked my friends to talk me out of doing a book lay for Libby Hawker’s Take Off Your Pants with my underpants, and not one of those monsters would do it. “Live your underpants dreams, B!” said they. So, I did. Great craft book. Reads quick!... Continue Reading →
Damn Fine Story by Chuck Wendig “Treat exposition like you’re having sex with a swamp creature. It’s crass and shameful and should be done as hastily and as hurriedly as possible.” This is a pretty good example of what you are going to find in Chuck Wendig’s Damn Fine Story. Jocularity and slightly off humor... Continue Reading →
This planner is designed to walk you step-by-step through many of the common tasks related to self publishing, from budgeting your cover design to templates for signing up ARC readers.
Or people looking to write romance. I want to recommend Romancing the Beat, a great book that breaks down the ways that a romance plot differs from non-romance plots. If you use Scrivener, you can even download a romance template, FREE. DO YOU LIKE FREE THINGS? DO YOU?
I did not think I could condense my whole darling precious baby of a novel into under 400 words. Yet, here I am, sitting at 130 words that I feel pretty good about!
So this is a lifesaver when I’m writing sci-fi. It also has a generator for things like naming alien races, etc.