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Weekly Round-up: 6/29/12
Still figuring out what to do Saturday. I might be throwing a curve-ball you guys way.
Novel Rocket: Writing for Love... and Money
: Don't worry about sinning, you're allowed to reap your rewards.
Time to Write: 52 Tips for Writing Success - 14: The first page is only one page
: Cut it down to size and get writing!
The Digital Writer: 15 Things Every Writer MUST Know (And All the Mistakes You Never Want to Make)
: Don't forget to snatch
the free e-book
The Other Side of the Story: I Have a Message for Ms. Reader: Are You Telegraphing Your Plot?
: Don't overdo your foreshadowing, or you might as well be yelling it up.
NA Alley: NA Misconceptions
: New Adult not bad marketing. And yes, it
Terribleminds: 25 Things You Should Know About Sex
: A NSFW (of course) summary of the subject. I might be a minor, but it's my duty to inform you older people about such things. :3
The Blood-Red Pencil: Author Visits by Skype
: No longer for families with geographic distance, but an option that requires some supervision to prevent an electronic brain fart.
Adventures in YA and Children's Literature: Crafting Multi-layered Characters
The Write Practice: 5 Elements of Storytelling
: Two simple lists on two aspects of fiction.
Jami Gold, Paranormal Author: 3 Tips for Writing Heavy Emotional Scenes
: Provide distance, avoid melodrama,
YA Indie: New Perspectives
: A little more perspective, like a glimpse at a trailer park, can give you "The Idea".
Catherine, Caffeinated: Why It’s A Bad Idea to Overload Your Kindle Book
: Something is probably wrong when your e-book ends at the 65% mark and you lose pennies over it.
Courage 2 Create: 5 Simple (But Surprisingly Effective) Ways To Research Your Story
: Remember, prioritize, meet people, talk to people, read, and live life.
The Blood-Red Pencil: DRM - Is Digital Rights Management Right For You?
: Digital rights management can be limiting to your legit costumers, but it's your choice.
Jeff Goins, Writer: 8 Tips for Waking Up Early & Conquering the Alarm Clock
: Great for a 9 AMer like me--especially when 7 and 8AM is lost writing time.
The Write Practice: How to Use Subtext in Your Writing
: It's in the details.
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