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.
IDEAL READER PROFILE WORKBOOK
Yes, you need to write for yourself. But if you want to be a successful author and sell books, you also have to understand who you want to buy them.
Our free workbook will help you will discover important elements of your ideal reader—everything from their age and location to their favorite books, their values, and what they do for fun.
These details will help you as you craft your book, prepare to explain your audience to agents, and know who to market to if you are self-publishing.
CONSCIOUS LANGUAGE GUIDE
Our guide shows how you can use conscious language in your writing and avoid stereotypes and problematic terms. It covers:
Plus it shows you how you can use sensitivity readers to help craft authentic characters and best employ conscious language.
AUTHOR BIO FORMULA
A strong and short author bio will come in handy even before you publish your first book.
Use our formula to write a bio you can use on your:
Learn the four sentences you need to craft a catchy and professional-sounding author bio.
THINGS I LOVE IN BOOKS
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.
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!