Links

All sorts of links will be added here. Other places to find me, writing tips and tools, other authors, marketing guides and companies, review sites, etc.

If there are any links which should not be up here (if the link is yours and you do not want me to share it) or you have one you would like me to post then find me on Facebook or post a comment here and I will do my best to help/fix the situation.

Please let me know if any links become inactive.

ME:

Come talk to me on Facebook, follow me on Twitter, or see my character inspiration pictures on Pinterest.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/violet.joiceycowen

Twitter: https://twitter.com/VioletJCBooks

Bookstrand: http://www.bookstrand.com/violet-joicey-cowen

GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7132914.Violet_Joicey_Cowen

PInterest: https://www.pinterest.com/joiceycowen/

TIPS AND TOOLS

Aeon Timeline software (cannot recommend this highly enough!): http://www.scribblecode.com/

Recharging your batteries (social/emotional/writing, kinda works for everything): http://www.sheepdressedlikewolves.com/7-ways-to-recharge-when-drained-of-social-energy/

Read a rule, learn a rule, know when to throw it out the window! http://www.theguardian.com/books/2010/feb/20/ten-rules-for-writing-fiction-part-one

Self editing: https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/six-easy-tips-for-self-editing-your-fiction/

Words to cut from your writing: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229369

Rewriting vs Editing: http://www.smoothdraft.com/2013/09/rewriting-vs-editing/

Prologue no-nos: https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2013/08/26/the-seven-deadly-sins-of-prologues-2/

Online dictionary many publishers live by: http://www.merriam-webster.com/

Style guide many publishers swear by: http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html

Character building: http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/01/13/25-things-a-great-character-needs/

Writing a fantasy story, from the ground up: http://www.wikihow.com/Create-an-Epic-Fantasy-Story

World building – further links: http://www.fictionfactor.com/worlds.html

Writing websites – further links: http://thewritelife.com/100-best-websites-for-writers-2014/#.vvti1v:Uqi

EVENTS, MEETS, CONVENTIONS, SIGNINGS

UK

Erotica and erotic romance: http://ilovesmut.uk/

All types of GLBT fiction: http://ukglbtfictionmeet.co.uk/

Occasional author signings and events: http://ukgayromance.co.uk/

WORLDWIDE

America: https://gayromlit.com/

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