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    Thursday
    Sep262013

    10 Tips, Tools, and Creative Ideas You Won’t Want to Miss

    Here are my Top 10 Tweets from the past week. If you missed these follow @STTBooks on Twitter for more great tips, tools, and creative ideas from around the web.

    Courtesy of Jean-Bastien Prevots under Creative Commons

    Genealogy/Family History

    Genealogical Mysteries on My Fall Reading List British author Fay Sampson has written a wonderful series of mysteries with a genealogical twist.

    Three Unconventional Tools You Might Not Be Using for Your For Your Genealogy Research These web based tools will help simplify the way you manage your research.

    Memoirs/Biography

    Rebecca Skloot on Producing Creative Nonfiction Lessons from the best-selling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

    How to Get Writing Material From Your Life How to capture and use the details of everyday life to tell your story. 

    The Writer’s Craft

    How to Find Beta Readers for Your Work You need quality feedback to guide you in revising your book. Here’s a way to make sure you get it.

    Artist Creates Gorgeous Story Structure Map A beautiful tool for planning your story structure.

    Book Promotion

    Promoting a Virtual Book Tour Virtual book tours have allow authors to reach a wide potential audience. Here are some great tips on how to make sure yours gets the publicity it deserves.

    Nonfiction Query That Survived 75 Submissions Check out a query letter that finally hooked a literary agent and led to a publishing contract.

    Publishing

    People With E-Readers, People Without E-Readers This wonderful infographic on The Self-Publishing Review will help you decide whether an e-book, a print edition or both is best for your book.

    INDIEstructible: Inspiring Stories from the Self-Publishing Jungle Success stories from authors who self-published or signed with a small press. Will yours be next.

     

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