By: Jody Hedlund @JodyHedlund
In interview questions I'm often asked, "What is the message you'd like readers to take away from your book?" or "What is the theme of your book?"
Those kinds of questions are deep and aren't necessarily easy to answer.
What exactly is a theme? And how do we go about developing one?
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- Theme: What is It? And How Do We Develop One? http://ow.ly/l0to6 via @JodyHedlund
- Your Self-Supporting Hobby: Some Resources for Freelance Writing http://ow.ly/l0rLm via The Writers Alley
- Real Life Diagnostics: A Look at a Middle Grade Query Letter http://ow.ly/l0shP via @Janice_Hardy
- Fiction Writing Exercises: Symbols and Symbolism: http://t.co/ePUuS7qZq6 @melissadonovan RT @elizabethscraig
- 100 Things for Authors To Tweet About http://ow.ly/l0sUO
- Positioning Your Business for the Future of SEO http://ow.ly/l0t84
- How to Write a Screenplay in Nine (Not So) Easy Steps: http://t.co/AVgQxn10qZ @scriptmag RT @elizabethscraig
- Hiring an Editor - Yay or Nay? http://ow.ly/l0tgi via @Janice_Hardy
- Notes From Tabor Lane: Today's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts http://ow.ly/l0qX0
- Twitter - Three Things I do Not Understand http://ow.ly/l0u2y via @AuthorCrandon
- When Bad Publishers Happen To Good Writers http://ow.ly/l0uw6
- Marketing For Dummies (and Indies) http://ow.ly/l0uHU
- 10 Functions of the Comma http://ow.ly/l0KdU via Daily Writing Tips
- The 7 Basic Plots: Voyage and Return http://ow.ly/l14xT via Write_practice
- Using Twitter as a writer and how I’ve grown my Twitter network http://ow.ly/kbmTG via @TeamMegaphone
- 11 Compound Word Errors that Might Make You Look like a Numbskull http://ow.ly/l1594 via @copyblogger
- Saying, “NO!” to an Editor http://ow.ly/l15vh via @FictionNotes
- The Top 15 Social Networks Worldwide [STATS] http://ow.ly/l15MR
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Happy writing & running, Kathy
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