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Writer's on Writing

Updated on May 24, 2019
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Kaytee has an MFA in Creative Writing and is a published author and poet. Her works can be found on Amazon and various literary magazines.

Introduction and Table of Contents

Writer's on Writing is a year long, weekly web series focused on writing, editing, and publishing, with the goal to help authors and writers, new and experienced, in every aspect of their writing, from their first drafts all the way through to getting published.

The weekly series will be split into four parts, with each part focusing on a specific part of the writing and publishing process:

Part One: The Prequel (Before You Begin Writing)

  1. Brainstorming Ideas
  2. Note Taking and Outlining
  3. Organization
  4. Prompts and Games
  5. When and Where to write

Part Two: The Novel (The Writing Process)

  1. The First Draft
  2. Plot
  3. Setting
  4. Characters
  5. Beginnings
  6. Word Count and Research
  7. Flash-backs and Flash-forwards
  8. Showing vs Telling
  9. Writer's Block
  10. Endings

Part Three: The Sequel (The Editing Process)

  1. Organization
  2. Websites and Apps
  3. Editors and Beta Readers
  4. Workshops
  5. Note Taking
  6. Slowing Down Scenes
  7. Passive Voice

Part Four: The Series (Publishing and Marketing)

  1. Organization
  2. Self Publishing vs Traditional vs Small Press
  3. Writing Query Letters
  4. Agents
  5. Manuscript Formatting
  6. Contracts and Clauses
  7. Marketing and Advertising
  8. Social Media
  9. Book Signings, Tours, & Giveaways

If there are any topics that you would like some insight on, please feel free to leave your suggestions in the comments and I will be happy to work it into the series!

All topics are open for discussion, so if you have experience or suggestions in a specific area, please feel free to leave a comment and chime in! The goal is to help all writers in every aspect of the writing, editing, and publishing process.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2019 KayteeLynne

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    • N.E. Wright profile image

      N E Wright 

      3 days ago from Dover, Delaware

      This is an excellent idea. I have a short short story published on Amazon.com. My problem? I am a terrible self promoter. Lol. Good luck with this series.

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