Useful Links for Writers

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Another round of useful links for writers – enjoy!

Information for Writers

# Selfie, Steampunk, Catfish: See This Year’s New Dictionary Words

The idea of  ‘summer reading’ has always sort of baffled me because I read year-around and don’t really change anything just because it’s summertime.  Nevertheless, here are a couple of links to keep you reading:

Our Editors’ Picks for the Best Summer Reading

16 Great New Books To Read This Summer

Gotta love a girl who writes her autobiography in a poetry format:

BEA 2014: Jacqueline Woodson: Remembering a Brown Girl’s Childhood

More links to articles you should read:

Which Is Better: A Big Literary Agency Or An Independent, Boutique Agent?

Come Up With a Killer Story Concept–Before You Start Writing

Slash and Burn: Cutting Words From Your Novel

My First Book of Poetry: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Independent Presses (Part II of III)

Before Their Books Were Famous, These Authors Worked the Following Odd Jobs

A Journey through Theme Development

9 Inspiring Maya Angelou Poems You Can Read Online

Story Writing From Start To Finish: Don’t Get Lost In The Middle

And for some Friday fun:

What Old-Timey Job Is Perfect For You? Take Our Quiz To Find Out

I (Nicole) got: Lighthouse Keeper

You prefer to work alone — at times, in your underwear. You also have a keen sense of detail, smoke a pipe and prefer things to be in working order. Modern-day equivalents: Website comment moderator, IT consultant.

Sounds about right.  Sounds about right.  Except for the ‘keen sense of detail’ part.  🙂

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