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10 Writing Resources: Traditional Publishing

10 Writing Resources: Traditional Publishing

TRADITIONAL PUBLISHING There are approximately 24,594 articles and blog entries out there about traditional vs. indie publishing, so if you’re looking for that debate this post won’t help you much. Instead, I’ve focused on hunting up some good links to give you the low-down on what you might need to know about how traditional publishing works.

From publishing house basics to tips on researching literary agents, these links will help you get educated about the traditional publishing journey.

Enjoy!

1. How a Book Gets Published

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The Launch Party: On Agents, Publishers, and Community

The Launch Party: On Agents, Publishers, and Community

Last July, I volunteered to co-edit the Bath Spa University MA Writing for Young People anthology with Irulan Horner. I don’t think either of us realized quite how much work we’d be doing, though we were warned. Over the last ten/eleven months, I’ve worked from afar extensively with our mail-out team, developed a website and social media strategy with Lindsay Schiro, and edited, edited, edited the little book that became Beautiful Lies. (Also, I’m going to humbly approach the #bragtable and mention that the title was my idea – based on a David Almond quote – and I am very proud of it.)

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10 Writing Resources: Drafting

10 Writing Resources: Drafting

10 Writing Resources- DraftingMy 10 Writing Resources: Characters was the beginning of a series where I compile some of my favorite creative writing links from around the web. Here I present the second post of the series: 10 writing resources I like to keep in mind while I’m drafting.

From tools to keep your creativity churning to the basic elements of dialogue and POV, these links will help you get through your first draft.

Enjoy!

 

1. The What If: A List Method for Getting Unstuck

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10 Writing Resources: Characters

10 Writing Resources: Characters

10 Writing Resources- CharactersFrom the basics to the very in-depth, these are some of the resources I go to when I’m developing new characters. Have a look at my favorites, and add your own in the comments!

1. 25 Things About Creating Characters

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As a writer, creating characters is probably the most important thing you do. Get it wrong, and the story will be wrong no matter how well plotted.

2. Lessons From James Scott Bell: Characters That Jump Off The Page

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