Resources: Authors

How to Copyright a Book Podcast
How to Copyright a Book Podcast

This podcast examines the realities of copyrighting when using traditional publishing methods. Rights and subsidiary rights, such as paperback reprinting rights and first rights, which may be requested with the offer to publish, are detailed.

Plot Podcast: Golden Rules for a Good Plot
Plot Podcast: Golden Rules for a Good Plot

If you are having trouble creating a good plot, take the time to listen to this podcast. The five golden rules discussed, such as creating a plot skeleton, will help you organize your story ideas into a successful design.

Copy Editing and Why You Need It
Copy Editing and Why You Need It

Everything you need to know about copy editing.

How to Avoid Telling Writing in Fiction Podcast
How to Avoid Telling Writing in Fiction Podcast

When writing fiction, you want your reader to travel to your written world and see the characters and surroundings the way you do. However, this can be difficult when an author uses "telling" writing instead of "showing" writing. This podcast gives you tips on how to avoid telling writing, such as making use of the five senses and dialogue.

Bad Grammar: Six Common Mistakes
Bad Grammar: Six Common Mistakes

Scribendi.com's infographic explains that bad grammar happens to good people.

Self-Publishing May Be Easier Than You Think
Self-Publishing May Be Easier Than You Think

Scribendi.com's editors explain the self-publishing process in detail; it may be easier than you think.

Short Stories Podcast: Wondering How to Fit Your Big Ideas into a Small Space?
Short Stories Podcast: Wondering How to Fit Your Big Ideas into a Small Space?

Do you have great ideas for a story, but don't have the time to write a full-length novel? Maybe you should consider writing a short story. This podcast details how to turn your ideas into a narrative for a short story, outlines what to include, and provides suggestions on how to organize your thoughts.

Seven Ways to Stay Awake
Seven Ways to Stay Awake

Do you find yourself falling asleep in situations where you shouldn’t, perhaps during class or a business meeting? In this podcast, we suggest various tricks, such as stretching, to help you stay awake!

How to Write a Book Review Podcast
How to Write a Book Review Podcast

When writing a book review, it is important to know the difference between a review and a report or summary—reviewing means discussing the strengths and weaknesses of a book. This podcast details ways to keep your review critical and how to support your argument.

Top 10 Quotes About Editing
Top 10 Quotes About Editing

Whether you love the editing process or struggle through it, these 10 editing quotes are sure to inspire!

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