By M. R. Shupp, Student Contributor Overcoming the cringing and sneering of your inner editor to write that first draft is not for the faint of heart. But when I started editing and taking classes to train my inner editor to be especially keen and nitpicky, I found first drafts to be even harder.
By Rebecca Morgan, Student Contributor In October, I posted on my blog that this November would be my first time participating in NaNoWriMo (“National Novel Writing Month”). However, seven days into it, I had to post again, stating my withdrawal.
By Priscilla Krahn, Student Contributor There’s nothing like wanting to do something, and being told you won’t ever be able to do it. Especially when the person telling you that you can’t is a big brother who is always right.
By Hannah Tacci, Student Contributor Your characters are more than the things that happen to them. They have an inner life—a spirit—and so their character development needs to reflect that.
By Jennifer Sauer, Student Contributor We all want to be famous, all picture our book going big. So, I’m going to indulge you in that fantasy. You want your book to go big. Here’s my question for you: If it does, is it suited to the internet age?