Lonely Writer Videos
What is it about videos, that make them so much easier to follow? Whether it is step by step instructions or just a little friendly advice, a video can sometimes go a lot further than a blog post or meme or cheat sheet can.
Hi! I am so pleased to meet you! Let’s talk about writing, about social media, and how to bring out the best in you.
In the meantime, we will touch on a number of fun and interesting topics, including covers and cover artists, beta readers and editors. Also, how to write a blurb, and how to keep out of copyright infringement hot water.
So, please come and check out my YouTube channel when you get a chance. And let’s talk writing!
Some Videos About Covers
So, covers are a natural topic for a YouTube channel and also a blog, all about writing.
Videos About Working with a Cover Artist/Covers
Videos on Color Theory
The color theory vids now have their own page. They now have a lot more written detail, too. You can find them by going to my YouTube channel.
Videos on Getting Published and Polishing Your Work
So, you can’t have the first without the second!!
Beta Readers and Editors
A bit about which is which. Also, why you need both.
Working with a Beta Reader
Here’s some information on working with a beta reader.
Choosing an Editor
Let’s look at the process of choosing an editor.
Blurbs, Queries, Teasers, and Elevator Pitches
These are all important. So the idea is to tell the difference. Also, help with how to write them.
Writing a Blurb
It can be one of the hardest things a writer has to do, because so much is riding on it—writing a blurb.
Writing a Query Letter
Here’s a look at writing a query letter.
Your Elevator Pitch, Orally and in Writing
One day, someone will ask you what your book is all about. So, you’d better be ready!
Teasing Your Work
Do you know how to tease your work?
Videos on Working with Social Media
So, here are some videos on how to work with social media.
How’s Facebook goin’ for ya?
Creating a Facebook Page
You should be creating a Facebook page for your writing!
Working with a Facebook Page
But you can’t just rest on your laurels. You need to work with your page!
Advertising on Facebook
Let’s look at paid ads.
Twitter is such an odd duck (pun intended a bit). So, here’s some info on it.
Starting a Twitter Stream
How do you get started?
And how do you make the most out of Twitter?
MSWL (Manuscript Wish List)
What is #MSWL?
PitMad on Twitter
So, what was the late, lamented #PitMad all about?
The 5 Worst Things You Are Doing on Social Media
So, don’t do this!
Videos on Copyright
Art is valuable. You are valuable. So you should protect your work. And you should respect others’ works as well.
Why you Can’t Charge for Fanfiction/a Crash Course in Copyright
Stephenie Meyer notwithstanding…
Transitioning from Fanfiction
So, why should you move on from fan fiction? Also, what happens if you don’t want to?
Creative Commons Videos
What is Creative Commons?
For interviews, I keep them separate, so be sure to check out my interview videos!
So, these are always a lot of fun to make. Dang, I should make some more! And maybe they’ll be for Facebook Reels or TikTok, rather than YouTube.
So, what is the limit? Only the sky.
Finally, will I be making any more vids? Sure, why not?
More to come!
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