Bits and Pieces

This page contains some useful advice by others in the writing world as well as links to others who provide associated services.

Writing support

Getting your text ready
Copy Editing
Copy Editing vs Proof Reading
Developmental Editing
Editing your own work before sending it to your editor
Options for Fiction Manuscript evaluation
Working with illustrators
Author-Editor relationships
Images in e-books
Why book covers are rejected

ISBN FAQs
Almost everything you need to know about ISBNs
New ISBN required?

Copyright
Want to use something by a famous author? check the copyright at The WATCH File

Using real people in your fiction writing
The right of publicity
Invasion of privacy
Defamation

Aspects of writing

How strong is your dialogue?
Grammar mistakes?

Endings
Best cliffhanger endings

Next steps for your published book
Getting your book translated
Writing in multiple genres

Helpful people

Agent
Blackbird Literary Agency

Cover designer
Ben Baldwin designed the cover for This and That

Xuni.com designed the cover and flyer for The Celebration Husband

Prodeepta Das designed the cover/poster for When Chaplin met Gandhi

Copyright free images available from the New York Metropolitan Museum and Second Wind