Saturday, May 18, 2013

1 This Week for Writers 5/18/13 - Pubtips, Writing Craft, Books, Giveaways, Industry News and More


Quote of the week:

It seems to me, this quote from teenlifequotes.com is the essence of story. Or at least my current story. Nice of them to nail my theme so precisely:




Writing Process:

A great meme YA Highway shared on tumblr shows my writing progress this week. 




Writing that Inspired Me:
"Question everything. Your love, your religion, your passion. If you don't have questions, you'll never find answers." ― Colleen Hoover, Slammed

Changes this week:

I really need to get back in shape. The lovely Lia Keyes wrote about converting to a standing desk, and I decided to give it a try. Because I'm cheap, I didn't go out and buy a new desk. I just stacked some of my fave craft books on a credenza in front of the window, and voila. Standing desk and extra sunshine.



If I were to get really crazy about this fitness thing, I could also try the new book workout:



Commencement and Life Moments

Tis the season for commencement and taking stock of achievement. All week, I've been bursting with pride, nursing fears, and offering encouragement. But I also love this quote from Susan Anthony:
“Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these.” ― Susan B. Anthony

More Great Links of the Week 


Tons of great stuff about writing and reading this week.  Click on the link to jump to the appropriate section or just scroll down.
Books and Giveaways
Inspiration and Smiles
Writing Craft
Story Elements
Story Structure
Getting Published
Networking and Promotion
Industry News and Trends
Other Roundups


Share Your Thoughts and Links

What have you read (or written) this week (books, blog posts, articles, thoughts, whatever) that struck a chord with you? Share your thoughts and links in the comments!

Happy reading and writing. Have a great weekend.

Martina



Books and Giveaways





Inspiration and Smiles


Writing Craft


    Story Elements

    Story Structure

    Getting Published

    Networking and Promotion


    Industry News and Trends



      Other Roundups

      1 comment:

      1. Thanks for including Literary Rambles in all the amazing links.

        I totally agree about standing. We sit too much and it's not healthy. I use some books at work and stand for about two hours most days. I used to stand at home too, but it's harder using a TV tray that I'm working on now that we have our puppy and she needs to stay in the family room. But I need to figure that out too.

        My husband bought me an inexpensive tray to set on the table and put your laptop on and I use that at my dining room table.

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