For Writers

This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources, but these might be some good places to start! These are all things I’ve found helpful along the way. I hope they help you too. ❤

-Lorelei

For Those Preparing to Query

Query Shark

The Complete Guide to Query Letters

Examples of Query Letters

How to Write a Query Letter (Video)

Mentoring Programs

Pitch Wars (I was a mentee in 2018!)

Author Mentor Match (I am a R7 mentor for Middle Grade!)

RevPit

WriteMentor

Be Your Own Mentor

Word Count Guidelines

Word Count Guide for Novels and Children’s Books

On Plotting

Guide to Plotting Based on Theme

Books

Take Off Your Pants!

Story Engineering

Story Genius

Helpful Websites and Videos for Aspiring Authors

Alexa Donne’s YouTube Channel

iWriterly

Mindy McGinnis’s blog

Catherine Bakewell’s blog

Writing Careers: The Business Behind Becoming an Author