Writer Resource Library

At Dot and Dash, we're all about spreading the literary love, so we've started this resource library for writers. We're excited to keep adding to it, so be sure to check back soon.

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2022 HOLIDAY CALENDAR

Do you get stumped about what to post on social media? Holiday posts are an easy and effective way to connect with your followers, so we've gathered 365 holidays for you—one for every day of the year! 

I know—we didn't know there were that many holidays either!

But now you will never run out of post ideas again.

Get your FREE 20212 HOLIDAY CALENDAR today!

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12 WAYS TO PROMOTE YOU & YOUR BOOK (FOR FREE)!

Marketing your writing doesn't have to cost a fortune. Actually, it doesn't have to cost one penny.

In this FREE guide, 12 Ways to Promote You & Your Book (for Free), you'll learn the top ways to get the word out online, on social media, on podcasts, and in person, along with the tips and tricks you need to get started.

Grab this guide and get ready for inspiration!

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CONSCIOUS LANGUAGE GUIDE

Our guide shows how you can use conscious language in your writing and avoid stereotypes and problematic terms. It covers:

  • race

  • gender

  • sexuality

  • disability

Plus it shows you how you can use sensitivity readers to help craft authentic characters and best employ conscious language.

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BETA READER TEMPLATE

Asking your friends and family for feedback on your manuscript is a good first step before you hire a professional. Help them give you quality feedback  with this Beta Reader template. This report lists questions for them to answer about the strengths and weaknesses of your plot, characters, setting, and more.

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THINGS I LOVE IN BOOKS

WORKSHEET

Our Things I Love in Books worksheet will help you discover the story elements you want to include in your novel by figuring out what you already love.

This free, four-page worksheet will guide you from genre all the way to protagonists, antagonists, conflicts, and imagery. It covers all the main categories, so when you finish filling this out, you will have a game plan to help you start writing page one.

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CHARACTER PROFILE WORKSHEET

Worried about writing flat characters? We've got just the thing to help.

Our free Character Profile worksheet will help you fill in the details about your characters' physical and inner characteristics, their life and social details, and more.

Download yours today and get writing!

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