The YA's Dogtown
A rabbit-hole look back at a writer's adolescence.
Weekly Round-up: 5/18/12
The Passive Voice: Many authors are able to make a living with their writing with Harlequin
: A response to a post by an agent. How does a 2.4 royalty rate sound?
Rebecca Kiel: Make panic believeable
: With a list that can work with general fear too.
Rachelle Gardner: Keep Money in Its place
: Your first book won't solve financial problems.
The Creative Penn: Who Says Your Writing Dreams Have To Be Sensible Or Realistic?
: Use them to fuel your goals!
YA Indie: Seven Things I've Learned about Indie Publishing (so far)...
: Great opinions on book bloggers and social media.
NA Alley: May I tell you something about New Adult writing
: It's a response to agents and publishers.
The Write Practice: 7 Tricks to Write More with Less Willpower
: Your brain provides answers to questions that you ask.
YA Confidential: Real Teen Answers
: Highlight? The mixed opinions on dystopians.
Copyblogger: How to be a World-Changing Writer
: Be meaningful, sticky, and authentic.
Time to Write: Stuck on the story of your novel or screenplay? Play possible futures.
: An exercise of various plot lines that I should try out one day.
Jane Friedman: When Self-Publishing Is More Useful As a Marketing Tool
: Business skills are required in self-pub.
Roni Loren: Follow At Your Own Risk: Why My Social Media Shouldn't Have To Be G-Rated
: An excellent post on why catering to your audience is better than lowering your bar for the sake of being wholesome.
Writability: Do You Listen to Music While Writing?
: The up and downsides of K-Pop.
The Writers Alley: Just Tell Me, Already!
: Skips through time or distance, helps pacing, have a "wowsers" moment.
The Other Side of the Story: Did I Just Say That? When Characters Say Dumb Things
: Where you're allowed to have mess ups.
A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Exploited Writers in an Unfair Industry
: Another mega-post on why traditional publishing needs to giddy-up.
Time to Write: If you are what your read...what about what you write?
: Writing and researching criminals can drive you crazy.
YA Highway: 8 Things You Might Not Know About the New York Times Bestseller List
: #2: It's on a week delay.
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