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5 prompt Friday

         Here we go again…

  1. The empty feeling in my stomach spread to my chest and head, threatening to pull me inside out.
  2. How do I say this to you?
  3. On her wrist was a bracelet made from multi-colored paperclips.
  4. His voice crackled through the walkie-talkie, “The Eagle Has Landed.”
  5. Are you ready to do this?

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5 Prompt Friday

  Let’s get back on track, shall we?

Use verbatim or as a leaping point..

  1. Write about a red pen
  2. The _____________ gathered on the corner of Monroe and Wicker.
  3. Your character finds her own obituary in the local paper…
  4. Write about a class trip gone wrong.
  5. When you first realize it’s Spring

 

 

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Friday Finds (somehow didn’t get posted on Friday – oops!)

Because I just found so much great info via twitter and fellow writing blogs, I have to share – cause I’m cool like that 😉

5 SIGNS THAT THIS AGENT IS THE ONE

WRITE A QUERY IN 5 EASY STEPS

AWESOME PRIORITIZING/SCHEDULING ADVICE

NAIL YOUR NOVEL BOOK – PREP FOR NANO

WRITER: PROFESSIONAL OR HOBBIEST?

MKTS FOR SHORT FICTION

WHAT’S HOT? WHO CARES!

WHEN YOU THINK YOUR WRITING IS TERRIBLE

MAKE A LIVING AS A WRITER

JOURNALING FOR WRITERS

LINK FOR SMART CHICKS TOUR VIA TWITTER NEWS

USING SETTING TO FIND YOUR PLOT

What have you spotted this week that would help writers? Please share!

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Friday Finds: Novel Ideas

Because I’ve recommitted to writing more than researching (read: web-surfing) the Friday Finds may be going away. But not before I post some awesome links to helpful articles all about noveling. Yes, that’s a word.

Tips for writing effective dialogue, via Jessie Harrell

First chapter of your novel should…, via parafantasy

Several steps to finding the best title for your novel, via cbaramblings

Great post on what is missing in  Contemporary YA Lit, via StephSu

And for fun and freebies:

StephSu again on YA book reviews and giveaways!

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Friday Finds: Found on Twitter

A little birdy told me…

Found because of twitter (my new bff!) :

what this YA agent looks for in the first 5 pages

recipe for best-selling novel (cute!)

will my book hook an agent?

Researching best lit agents for your book

And when your work is done… a bit of fun!

2 free audiobooks a week thru summer – YA titles and classics

got paranormal smarts? Book recc’s for a paranormal summer

for a fun read and book recc’s!

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