Posted by: Kathy Temean | December 28, 2015

Best of Writing and Illustrating 2015

blog winter LaurenSnowgirl2Lauren Gallegos sent in this cute illustration to help us bring in the new year.

HERE ARE THE LINKS TO HELPFUL ARTICLES POSTED IN 2015

The Dreaded Prologue

Starting Your Novel – Nine Do’s and Don’ts

Exposition – It’s a Trap!

Narration and Narrative Voice

Story is Different Than Plot

Why Does Your Story Happen?

Giving Your Revision Wings

Cultivating the Sources For Your Ideas

Stoking the Fire of a New Idea

Research for Nonfiction

Building a Research Database for Your Novel Part 1

Building a Research Database for Your Novel Part 2

Building a Research Database Part 3

Character Interviews

Writing for a Diverse World

Reading About the Craft

How to Spot a Great Picture Book

Six Writing Blunders and How Not to Make Them

The Four Energetic Markers of Any Story

Supporting Characters

Supporting Characters – The Sidekick

Supporting Characters – the Mentor

The Villain – More Than Just the Bad Guy

Supporting Characters – The Wrap Up

Touching Stones and Visual Reminders

Freelance Writing in a Query Letter

Kids E-Reading Habits

Marketing Your Book on Goodreads

Write, Revise, Self-Edit

Tension With a Tease

Promotional Tips

Antagonists with Writing Exercise

The Story Question

21 Things to Look For While Revising

Type of Thrillers

Fear

16 Questions to Ask Yourself

Fantasy Sub-Categories

8 Query Tips

12 Tips to Prevent Reader Boredom

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HERE ARE THE LINKS TO HELPFUL ARTICLES POSTED IN 2014

Talk tomorrow,

Kathy


Responses

  1. Kathy,

    Thanks for another year of writing support, inspiration, ideas, and gorgeous illustrations. I don’t know how you do it, but it is really appreciated! Happy New Year!

    • Darlene,

      Thanks for the note. Hopefully, we can find time to getting together in the new year.

      Kathy

  2. Lauren illustration is so very cute. And thank you for all the links, Kathy.🙂

    • Tracy,

      Thank you for always stopping by and joining in with a comment.

      Happy 2016,

      Kathy

      • My pleasure, Kathy. I appreciate the hard work you put into creating awesome content. Blessings galore for 2016.🙂

  3. Kathy – thanks so much for all your hard work. The articles and illustrations you post are so inspiring. Best wishes for 2016!

    • Thank you for taking the time to say you enjoyed this year of work on my blog. I appreciate you letting me know.

      Happy 2016,

      Kathy


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