68 Ways to Format a Manuscript and Write Creatively

How to properly format a manuscript or write creatively. Tips and information within these links.

As of the date of this post all links are working. If you find one that has become obsolete let me know. I will remove it.


Screenwriting lecture by Steven J Cannell (Creator of Rockford Files, 21 Jump Street, A-Team, Riptide, Hunter) http://www.writerswrite.com/screenwriting/cannell/lecture4/
Grammar check program is free for use on Chrome, Firefox and Safari browsers, all others must pay https://www.grammarly.com/1
Another article about the use of ‘Threes’ http://www.creativekeys.net/storytellingpower/article1017.html
Blog with word count for children’s literature plus much more information http://www.literaryrambles.com/2010/09/word-counts-for-children-books.html
Blog with a wealth of information and posts about writing and publishing http://www.thepassivevoice.com/2014/06/
More useful tools for writers, some free some are paid services http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2015/04/bryan-collins/
Blog with tips for writing for children  http://laurasalas.com/writing-for-children/
Free photos to your email box http://deathtothestockphoto.com/
Aids for writers some free, some MAC only, and some paid http://annerallen.com/tools-of-writers-trade-lots-of-the/
Hodge-podge of all things writing and publishing http://www.underdown.org/basics.htm
An ultimate guide with infographics http://www.onblastblog.com/writers-guide/
Descriptive word for several different items, animals and situations http://joannamarple.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Onomatopoeia-Book.pdf
List of extremely successful authors to draw inspiration from http://childrensbooksguide.com/authors
List of 100 top children’s books http://childrensbooksguide.com/top-100
Daily writing tips show don’t tell http://www.dailywritingtips.com/show-dont-tell/
Software to help writers most are paid http://www.dailywritingtips.com/writing-software/

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