The YA's Dogtown
A rabbit-hole look back at a writer's adolescence.
Weekly Round-up: 1/27/12
Writer Unboxed: Do You Need Multiple Agents If You Write in Different Genres?
: At least let your agent know.
Elle Strauss: Monday Musings - All the Plates in the Air
: Acclaim for Clockwise.
TalkToYoUniverse: When do we need to know what a character looks like?
: Don't whip out that mirror.
Daily Writing Tips: 15 Big Little Words
: Ram, ram, ram!
Veronica Roth: What Project Runway Taught Me About Explanations
: Better explain that butterfly swimsuit in the book, as you won't be able to personally explain to your readers.
Writer Unboxed: On Quirky Character Names
: As this writer said, "balance, balance, balance".
YA Highway: Alternative Desk Ideas
: A treadmill desk?
Adventures in YA and Children's Publishing: WIP Writing Exercises to Recharge Your Creativity
: Read the list at the bottom.
TalkToYoUniverse: TTYU Retro: Superpowers of the Grammatical Subject
: Sometimes, the simplest of sentences have their purpose.
Time to Write: Could you use the Agile Publishing Model to self-publish your ebook?
: Basically, letting your readers follow along with the writing process.
Mystery Writing is Murder: Outgoing vs. Incoming
: Perhaps focusing on writing first things first as opposed to checking TV Tropes is a better idea.
The Other Side of the Story: Leave the Breadcrumbs Behind: Are You Asking -- and Answering -- the Right Story Questions?
: Admit it, you ask questions while reading.
The Sharp Angle: Connecting Your Opposite Turning Points In Story Structure - Part Two
Time to Write: The solution to writer's block may be right in front of you
: Blogging about major characters if a blogger?
The Other Side of the Story: Work It, Work It: Breaking the Writing Rules
: How four books defied traditional POV rules—and get away with it.
TalkToYoUniverse: Guest Post: Myke Cole on "Military Culture"
: Remember, it's "characters in the military", not "military characters".
Writer Unboxed: 5 Attitudes Toward Publishing You Should Avoid
: Rushing is bad.
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