The YA's Dogtown
A rabbit-hole look back at a writer's adolescence.
Weekly Round-up: 7/6/12
I wished I could have included some blog posts concerning Indepedence Day, but none of them suited the purpose of this round-up.
Write to Done: Unleash Your Writing With This Trick From the Movies
: Believe that your writing can do magic.
Superhero Nation: Signs of a Promising Superhero Origin Story
: With some examples from existing superheroes.
The Digital Writer: 365 Things I Learned The Hard Way (So You Don’t Have To)
: Again, don't forget to grab the free e-book this week.
Rachelle Gardner: 6 Things To Learn From Hemingway
: Study the masters, befriend fellow artists, and so on.
Adventures in YA and Children's Literature: 8 Tips For Unlocking the Secrets of Mystery Writing
: Both from an author and the blog.
Jody Hedlund, Author: 10 Traits That Are More Important Than Talent
: Since talent is worth table salt.
Pretentious Title: Learning from Gaming
: Don't keep it at one "difficulty level".
Pub Crawl: Spoiler Alert! Licensed Movie and TV tie-in publishing
: A look into this side of the industry.
Duolit: How Much Does Self-Publishing Cost? The Ultimate Guide
: It can cost thousands of dollars, but what matter the most is your time.
Writability: E-Books Are Not the Print Apocalypse
: Even though e-books outsale print, there's room for both formats.
I Am Only Myself: Subverting Expectations
: Using examples from anime and manga!
Notes from the Slushpile" The Five Bricks of Story and Life
: Using examples from...a children's book!
The Sharp Angle: Writerly Crutches: The Alcohol Fallback
: The plot-point alcohol is a cliche.
Jami Gold, Paranormal Author: Writing: Where Less Can Be More
: When you're considering your character's backstory, and when your readers are at the end.
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