Writing Wednesdays: My 20 Steps to Writing and Posting a Blog Post | Plus Tips on Blogging

Writing Wednesdays - My 20 Steps to Writing and Posting a Blog Post Plus Tips on Blogging

Some people seem to think that blogging is quick and easy. That we, bloggers, just sit down, write something random and hit “Publish”. To get rid of this misconception – and to help people who want to start a blog, but don’t know how to go about their posts – I’m sharing with you my steps to creating blog posts, plus a few tips to help you with the process Continue reading

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Writing Wednesdays: 10 CC0 Sites Where You Can Legally Get Images for Your Blog Posts for FREE

Writing Wednesdays - 10 CC0 Sites Where You Can Legally Get Images for Your Blog Posts for FREE

CC0… Wait, what?

CC0 is a license that can be applied to images, videos and songs. In short, it means that the creator/copyright owner is allowing you to get that image (or video, or song, etc.) for free. You can then edit it however you want and use it – again, without paying.

The images I use on my blog are CC0 (except for my avatar; it’s custom-made for me and I bought the copyright) and today I’m going to share with you where you can get such images so you can also use them Continue reading

Writing Wednesdays: Sites That Organize Book Tours and Blitzes (Tip for Writers and Bloggers)

Writing Wednesdays Sites That Organize Book Tours and Blitzes (For Writers and Bloggers)

Last week, I listed some sites where authors can upload their ARCs to reach a new audience, expand their email lists and get reviews, and where readers could find free and discounted books; today I’m going to list some sites that can arrange a book tour or blitz for an author and where a blogger can sign up to take part in those. These sites also deal with ARCs. Here they are: Continue reading

100 Tuesday Tiny Writing Tips – A List of ALL Tuesday Tiny Writing Tips

100 Tuesday Tiny Writing Tips by Dilyana Kyoseva (CatMint5 on Wattpad) - A List

Last week I posted the hundredth tiny tip on my blog. It will be the last of a series that’s been going on for two years.

Does that mean there will be no more writing advice on my blog?

Of course not!

I’ll keep posting tips, just not in the TTWT format. The posts will be a bit longer and more detailed. But we are not saying goodbye to the shorties just yet. Today I’m posting a list of ALL one hundred Tuesday Tiny Writing Tips, sorted in categories so it will be easier for you to find the topics you need help with. The categories (in alphabetic order) are: Blogging, Characters – Names (tips only on naming your characters), Characters – Tips (tips on creating and developing characters; everything but naming them), Creativity/Productivity/Motivation (for the days you don’t know what to write about), Editing (editing and proofreading), Fans/Readers (how to connect to them, how to get feedback from them, what not to do to your community), General Writing Tips (tips that don’t fall into the other categories), Marketing, Titles, Wattpad (these might apply to other similar apps/websites). Some of the tips will only be present in one category and some will appear in several categories.

And now, for the list Continue reading