Useful links

Advice from other writers



Agents

https://www.writersandartists.co.uk/writers/advice/1269/preparing-for-submission/how-to-find-a-literary-agent/  

Blogging

 

Book Tours

https://www.writermag.com/get-published/promoting-your-work/diy-book-tour/ 

The Business of Writing 



 

Conferences

https://www.swanwickwritersschool.org.uk/ 

Creativity





    

Critique and feedback 

https://www.wordsandpics.org/2018/10/critiquing-knowhow-rules-of-engagement.html

Festivals

https://budlitfest.org.uk/
https://www.exeterlitfest.com/

Historical fiction 



 

Ideas

https://allisonsymescollectedworks.wordpress.com/2018/07/29/finding-ideas/

Libraries 


https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/aug/05/why-libraries-are-about-so-much-more-than-books

https://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2018/sep/06/neil-gaiman-and-chris-riddell-on-why-we-need-libraries-an-essay-in-pictures? 

Magazine distributors

https://www.centralbooks.com/
http://www.frontlinedistribution.co.uk/ 
http://www.mmslondon.co.uk
https://www.pineapple-media.com/  
http://www.seymour.co.uk/
https://www.warnersgroup.co.uk/Publishing-Services/Magazine-Distribution/

 

Marketing

http://www.authorspublish.com/boost-your-profile-and-sales-with-a-podcast-tour/  - worth a try?
https://dragonscaleclippings.wordpress.com/escape-pod-emulations/  


http://booktweeters.com/ could be useful?

https://www.socialreport.com/insights/article/360000048846-8-Tips-for-Better-Business-

Marketing-on-LinkedIn Obvious but a useful reminder 



Memoir


   

Performing your work 

https://www.societyofauthors.org/News/Blogs/SoA-Blog/November-2018/How-to-read-your-work-aloud

Prompts and challenges

 

Plotting



Romance Writers

http://colleenhouck.com/blog/2014/06/27/80-barriers-to-love-a-list-of-ideas-to-keep-romantic-tension-high/ 

Scriptwriting

https://www.bbc.co.uk/writersroom/writers-lab/scriptwriting-essentials 

Self-publishing

https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-success-stories-anna-belfrage-historical-novelist/ 

https://selfpublishingadvice.org/tracking-book-sales/ 



https://www.maloneeditorial.com/how-to-find-a-book-editor-who-will-maintain-your-voice/ 

https://writenonfictionnow.com/4-ways-successfully-self-edit-manuscript/

Social media

https://business.twitter.com/en/blog/the-dos-and-donts-of-hashtags.html

Submitting 

https://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/shortcuts-to-publishing-success/  


 Teaching 

 

Working with Publishers 

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/questions-and-quandaries/dealing-with-editors/the-7-deadly-sins-of-novelists-according-to-editors   

Speaking to children and really useful for grown-up writers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oICNRdtI92Y How a book is made 

Writing

http://bookmarketingtools.com/blog/5-tools-to-make-your-writing-unforgettable/ 

https://www.writers-online.co.uk/how-to-write/how-to-write-fiction/how-to-write-short-stories-the-beginning-middle-and-end/ 

https://lithub.com/great-advice-from-25-writing-manuals-by-famous-authors/ 




https://www.writersandartists.co.uk/writers/advice/1294/dedicated-genre-advice/writing-short-stories/ useful


http://thewritersaurus.com/2015/01/23/filter-words-make-writing-boring/ Very useful


Writers Retreats

 

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