Big news: If I seal myself inside my writing cave most of today and all day tomorrow I just might make my FIRST DRAFT on my WIP goal. Wish me luck ROW80 people. Give me a push fellow YALitChat writing buddies. Sheri Larson, Susan Kaye Quinn and Margo Berendsen.
Here’s a new book to look for WRITING YOUNG ADULT FICTION FOR DUMMIES by Deborah Halverson hits stores July 5.
From JUNE 29-JULY 5 on her Writers’ Advice website DearEditor.com, she’s featuring daily “Free First Chapter Critique” giveaways, free downloads, excerpts from the book, and profiles of the 13 amazing authors, editors, and agents who so generously contributed sidebars to the book (M.T. Anderson, Karen Cushman, Jane Yolen, Jennifer Donnelly, to name a few). As a grand finale, she’s giving away a “Free Full Manuscript Edit” on the final day of the launch.
Don’t miss this. It’s a great opportunity to win, win, win!
Don’t miss my Throes of Thursday–What I’ve Learned About Writing Novels, 8. I’ll be going into more detail about Setting.