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August Featured Editor, Julia Maguire at Knopf Books for Young Readers reviewed the four first pages. 1,827 more words

Advice

Skills Of A Writer II

Yesterday was the beginning of skills I think writers should have or at least be aware of. Today, is the continuation of that post. Keep in mind, these are skills I think writers should possess. 600 more words

Daily Thought

thinking of updating my blog

I’m thinking of redesigning my blog again. I’m thinking of making it more professional. I’m thinking of paying the annual rate for a straight on “.com” website address. 407 more words

Living

Week 6 - Final Publication & Format Revisions

After being ill for a while, I have finally got my file to the printers!

There has been one significant change –

My initial intention was to have the publication printed… 77 more words

Design

A good start?

Hi, everyone!

Well, it’s day one of the new spreadsheet (technically I started yesterday, but I only wrote 83 words) and I think it’s gone alright. 120 more words

Just Blogging

Stakes Map

I did a new structure thing today which worked really well for me, so I wanted to share it with all my fellow writers!

I was side-eyeing my current revision, which involves adding a bunch of new scenes, and thinking there might be some patches where I had too many sitting-around-and-talking scenes in a row. 537 more words

To Learn the Trick*

I’ve spent most of my life with Ray Bradbury’s voice in my head, as told by my dad.** Years ago, my Dad met the author, who told him “Write 500 words every day.” It’s part of that short-story-a-week idea he’s better known for – at that pace, you’ll have a short story in a week. 1,231 more words

Tanya