You've Decided to Be a Writer, Now What? You’ve Decided to be a Writer, Now What? is your blueprint to your new life as a writer. I’ll take you through the basics of writing a story and the technical stuff. We’ll learn the nuts and bolts of the writer’s life and familiarize you with the business end of writing.
The Basics section covers story structure, point of view, parts of speech, writing dialog, speech tags, punctuation, capitalization, spacing, characters and genre.
The Writer’s Life section covers your writing space, finding your rhythm, making time to write, your writing plan, ready for your rough draft, your draft is done, now what, critique, writing, and goal setting groups, national and local writing associations and organizations.
The Business End section covers submitting short stories for publication, cover letters, platform building, e-mail, websites, blogging, facebook, tips for reducing your writing expenses and terms you should know.
Congratulations on taking your first step to becoming a writer. It’s a fun and exciting journey you’re embarking on. You’ll have ups and downs but what a fun ride you’ll have.