Saturday, January 5, 2013
Research - All the Layers - Kaitlin Ward at YAHighway talks about research.
Teenage Slang: A (Short) Glossary - Kelly Fiore at The Lucky 13's posts about some teenage slang she hears.
For Writers Who Can't Seem To Finish A Novel - John Hansen at Teens Can Write Too gives advice on finishing.
How Long Should You Keep Trying To Get Published? - Jane Friedman gives excellent, practical advice
How Not To Let Your Writing Make You Crazy In 2013 - Fiona Paul on time management for writers.
Story, and the Power to Change - Phoebe North at YA Highway on change.
If You're Never Sorry - Courtney Summers talks about writing unlikeable female characters.
Structuring Your Story's Scenes: Part 4 - K.M. Weiland on options for conflict in a scene.
Romancing the Writing - Sarah Zarr on having a long-term relationship with writing.
Interview with Vicki Lame - Miss Literati talks to Vicki Lame, YA editor at St. Martins Press.
What Sizzles Soon Fizzles - Cupid from CupidsLC guest posts about trends on YA Society.
Notes on Writing Advice - Susan Adrian talks about good and bad writing advice.
The Question of Theme - Patricia C. Wrede on theme from a writer's point of view.
The Optimist vs. The Realist - Wendy Lawton on being realistic.
Is the Story's Conflict Apparent Immediately? - Scott Eagan on conflict and pacing.
12 Tips For Recovering From Writing Burnout - Jami Gold on burnout.
How To Get Organized - Jurgen Wolff offers seven steps writers can use to reach their goals.
Help With Character Development - Elizabeth Craig offers info and links on character development.
The Secret To Writing a First Novel - Julianna Baggott of Writer Unboxed shares her secret.
Time Marches On - Janice Hardy gives tips on dealing with the passage of time between scenes.
Why Your Characters Should Be Gray - Neal Abbott guest posts on Wordplay about gray characters.
Friday Fricassee - Authoress rants about grammar.
Taking Your Time To Get It Right - Natalie Lakosil talks about slowing down and making sure it's perfect.
Finding Your Revision Zen - Amanda Bonilla gives three tactics for revision.
Revising Beginnings - Lisa Amowitz on beginning a novel.
Creating Unique Characters - Bethany Wiggins gives advice on ways to make your characters different.
25 Writer Resolutions for 2013 - Chuck Wendig lists resolutions for writers.
An Editor Confesses - Ruth Harris guest posts about what writers have taught her.
Agent Q&A Part One - Six agents answer questions about revision.
Field Trip Friday Query Highlights - Kate Hart posts the best publishing tweets of the past three years.
Why Do We Feel Our Story Sucks? - Scott Eagan posts several reasons why you think your story sucks.
The Paradox - Donald Maass talks about whether or not your story matters.
Endings - Talia Vance on foreshadowing your ending.
New Adult: Marketing? Age? Accessibility? What Makes It Different? - Nicole at Word for Teens offers a great look at New Adult fiction.
Childhood Uncensored - Lauren Myracle calls it like she sees it.
Rants About Rants About YA - Sarah Rees Brennan rants about rants.
Boy Books, Girl Books, Or Just Plain Great Books? - Jennifer Laughran talks about gender-branding in YA.
What Is New Adult? - Elizabeth Burns at School Library Journal posts a good round-up of information on New Adult.
Links to Other Weekly Round-Ups
Twitterific by Elizabeth S. Craig
YA Highway's Field Trip Friday
Cynsational News and Giveaways
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