Here are some great links on writing, the industry, and all things book related. Some are serious, and some are just downright hilarious. We highly recommend you read them!
- Mentally Preparing for Revisions
– A great post from author Janice Hardy about the six main points of revisions. For those of you just about ready to jump in, or who are already there, this offers some great reminders.
- How to Write a Novel
– An oldie but a goodie from the amazingly knowledgeable Nathan Bransford.
- Character Questionnaire
– Having trouble keeping your characters consistent? Here’s a great tool to help keep them in line.
- ‘High Concept’ Defined Once and For All
– Ever wondered what an agent meant when they said they wanted something ‘high concept?’ Well, now you know!
- Writing Teen Angst
– Author Julie Cross talks about the importance of writing believable teenage emotions.
- Josh Groban Sings Kanye West’s Tweets
– If you haven’t seen this already, you should probably watch it. No, it has nothing to do with publishing, but it fulfills the ‘hilarious’ requirement for this post 😉
Contests & Giveaways
Author Veronica Roth is giving away three ARCs of her upcoming novel, DIVERGENT. Enter HERE.
Writer Musings is giving away three ARCs this month. Enter HERE.
Pam at Bookalicious is giving away a whole bunch of things, the grand prize being a Nook Color. Enter HERE.
Our very own Sammy Bina is giving away a 50-page critique or a query+synopsis critique. Enter HERE.