It’s Twitter Treasure Thursday! Let’s all give a loud “Woot! Woot!”

Well, I’m excited, anyways. Honestly, I sorta spaced today was Twitter Treasure Thursday until I stumbled upon this article on Twitter this morning and thought, “Ooh! I need to share this with my followers…And would ya look at that? It’s Thursday! Perfect!”

Today’s gem comes from one of my favorite blogs, Terribleminds, from the ever insightful and hilarious, Delilah S. Dawson. So many writers, myself included, have these high expectations about the publishing industry that are, well, wrong. Dead wrong, unfortunately. But fear not. Delilah S. Dawson is here to prepare us for the bumps and potholes along the (not so glittery) publishing road. And, as always, her tips are enlightening, useful and memorable. So check them out!

Read more here!

(Jen Disclaimer: There is some explicit language involved in this article)

How to Format A Manuscript

Here’s my Twitter treasure of the day! It’s never ceases to amaze me the tips and tricks I find from editors, agents and authors on the social media site. This one is from freelance editor and children’s author Jennifer Malone about how to properly format your manuscript.

 As a freelance editor most of the manuscripts emailed to me are not formatted in standard industry format. I don’t really care BUT this makes me worry that agents receiving these same manuscripts might be forming biased opinions about a writer’s professionalism before even beginning a read.

cover-sheetCheck out the entire article here!