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Author Terry Lynn Johnson explores the outdoors, writing, her new book DOGSLED DREAMS, and offers a chance for you to win some SWAG on Writers' Ally
Added by Sheri Larsen on September 27, 2010 at 10:20am —
Welcome to another edition of Q & A with a YA
where we explore writing YA from a teen perspective.
Added by Sheri Larsen on September 23, 2010 at 10:54am —
Some marketing tips for new authors!
- Independent book stores are more approachable than the large chains.
- Connect your reviews to your Amazon book page by signing up for an author page.
- Contact book clubs to see if they would read your book one month, and offer to come either in…
Added by Mary Jo Campbell on September 22, 2010 at 12:02pm —
Well, last year around Christmas a story jumped from my subconscious and poured from my fingers. It was a paranormal, first person, past tense. Well, it's happened again, this time even more cohesive upon appearance, and something unlike anything I've written. This one is dystopian, first person POV and present tense. The fast pace of the story needs the urgency that present tense brings. Once I let the story's petals unfurl, it dug in its thorns. Now… Continue
Added by AE Rought on September 20, 2010 at 5:56pm —
Added by Georgia McBride on September 17, 2010 at 11:32am —
What do you think we need more or less of? The YA-5's E. Kristin Anderson has some ideas
. What do you think?
Added by Georgia McBride on September 17, 2010 at 8:51am —
What adult heroes, you ask? Member Susan Kaye Quinn wants to know what you think!
Added by Georgia McBride on September 16, 2010 at 10:28am —
Losing out on a Hot Commodity by Mary Kole at Kdlit.com
Kristin Nelson on Competition Among Agents for Hot Commodities
Added by Georgia McBride on September 15, 2010 at 8:00pm —
Do you draft?? No, not write a skeletal outline of each chapter or up-chuck your latest, greatest idea in a mad dash on the page. Check out this post on Oasis for YA
and see how knowing NASCAR lingo may just help you add tension and plight to your scenes.
Added by Sheri Larsen on September 15, 2010 at 8:11am —
Writers need to take advantage of a holiday
, and they can.
Added by Sheri Larsen on September 6, 2010 at 8:00am —
So many writers seem intent on fighting over the value of the writing of other writers. Some who have had great commercial success have been criticized for not being the best writers--even by those who remain unagented and unpublished themselves. Is it wrong to criticize other writers--especially in public--or are we just as entitled as anyone to our opinions? This article gives some food for thought.
Added by Georgia McBride on September 5, 2010 at 11:29am —
YUP...it's back. Attempted this blogfest earlier this summer, but with so many peeps out and about enjoying the sun I decided to postpone it until NOW!
Won't you join my blogfest in support of your fellow blogger and enter to WIN books??? I GOT U! BLOGFEST
at Writers' Ally.
Added by Sheri Larsen on September 3, 2010 at 9:24am —
I just finished reading On Writing
, by The King of Suspense & Horror. Gleaned many little tidbits from his experienced words. I’ll share… Continue
Added by Mary Jo Campbell on September 2, 2010 at 7:43pm —