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Weekly Round-up: 8/24/12
The Blood-Red Pencil: Memories of Slang
: All hail slang!
[Insert Title]: Five Mediocre Film Adaptations
: I'm really digging the reassign.
Romance University: Dressing–and–Undressing Your Characters…Plus How Did They Do the Laundry on Downton Abbey?
: Clothes make the character.
The Character Therapist: To Medicate or Not, That is the Question
: Play with the stigma.
The Write Practice: 4 Tips to Avoid Having Your Short Story Rejected by a Literary Magazine
: Don't forget to check out Joe Bunting's book!
Jody Hedlund, Author: Beware of This Sly Writer's Enemy
: Burnout. Just like to remind you.
YA Highway: Not Who You Think They Are: A Character-Building Exercise
: Out-of-character behavior can say volumes about a person.
Pub Crawl: The words you cut are the most important
: It's worth overwriting for a reason.
Copyblogger: BECAUSE AWESOME!
: NOT ABOUT YOU. ABOUT TRUTH.
Writers In The Storm: Writers In The Storm Blog
: Even rational people can have a hard entrance into forums.
Write to Done: Write Like an Architect: Description by Design
: Use setting to establish characterization and atmosphere.
Lydia Sharp: Breaking Down Story Structure: LABYRINTH, Act Two (second half)
: A continuation of a great break-down...of a charming children's movie.
Don't pet me, I'm writing: Just when you thought the housemates were gone...
: Small worlds make good stories.
Jami Gold, Paranormal Author: Bookstores vs. Backlist: A New Decision
: Do you trade royalties for longer shelf time?
The Write Practice: Geeks and Freaks Make Better Characters
: The more specific a character is, the more universal they turn out to be.
By the way,
I'm going to be featured on YA Indie again
! Don't forget to check back there Saturday for more round-up goodness!
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