Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Blog posts for writers - January 20

Medic! from edittorrent - repairing an overwritten sentence (Read the comments, too.)

Slushy from Mystery Writing is Murder - getting out of the slush pile (I love success stories!)

What point of view? by Sophie Masson at Writer Unboxed

Re-Write Wednesday: False Starts by Janice Hardy at The Other Side of the Story - figuring out where to start your novel

A Time to Rewrite from BookEnds, LLC

Cutting the Fat by Elana Johnson at QueryTracker - more on editing

Proofreading Tips by Katie Salidas at Step 1: Write, Edit, and Revise.

Guest Post: Michelle Zink shares her Teen Data from Market My Words

CONTESTS

The 2010 Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest - Rules = Write a short story of no more than 8,000 words, that shows the near future (no more than about 50-60 years out) of manned space exploration.

2010 ACFW Genesis contest for unpublished writers from Story Sensei - the American Christian Fiction Writers Genesis contest for unpublished writers

2 comments:

  1. i love to read slush pile stories.

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  2. Me too! They make me hopeful. I love success stories.

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