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Monday Minutiae – 11.08.2021

Hallway Supervision Here was a great conversation-starter tweet this week: And while some debated back and forth about "Not All Schools," the point Slater makes is interesting: if you're writing YA, it's a pertinent detail to consider when deciding what kind of school your characters attend. Will teen readers notice these details? I think… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 11.08.2021

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Saturday Summation – 13 October 2012

Here are some of my most interesting blog and news reads of the week. Writing Stuff: I like this short, summary editing/revising post by agent Jenny Bent on “Beginnings, Endings, and the stuff in between”. She suggests that writers need to write the first 50 pages, but then, more often than not, they should be… Continue reading Saturday Summation – 13 October 2012