Today’s #AtoZChallenge: Anthology

Jacqui is working in April’s A to Z challenge-post every day (except Sunday) on a particular topic. This one is A for Anthology…

The A to Z Challenge asks bloggers to post every day except Sundays during the month of April on a thematic topic. This year, my second year with A to Z, I’ll cover thirty more writing genres (I covered thirty last year!).

Today’s genre:

atoz-aAnthology

Definition

Anthology: a published collection of poems or other pieces of writing written by one writer or many.

Tipsa to z

  1. Tie all stories together with a theme.
  2. Make all the stories individually significant.
  3. Establish an overarching style for the grammar/spelling of all stories, especially if they are from multiple authors. Do you use British or American spelling? Do you spell out ‘million’? What rules for capitalization and hyphenation are followed?
  4. Set a word count for stories, say, 3000-5000. This helps with consistency for readers.
  5. Expect each contributing author to participate in the marketing efforts, to their friends and social media.
  6. Make the revenue expectations clear so authors…

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