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Learn the winner and Top 10 list for the Writer’s Digest Poetic Form Challenge for the ya-du.
How do the most successful authors of our time construct their stories? The Hero's Adventure. You know it already, but I suspect you haven't yet methodically and thoroughly appropriated it for yourself. Here's what you need to know.
Spend the weekend of August 29-30 learning techniques for honing your craft from six different published authors*, then (if you choose) pitch your novel via query letter to a literary agent specifically looking for young adult material.
#StanLee wrote an article for Writer's Digest in 1947, when he was only 25 years old, sharing the secrets to comics writing success. We'll run the full article shortly, but here's a particularly resonant passage from it.
Here, 11 authors share their tales of persevering through rejection: #ShareYourRejections
1st draft: get the story down 2nd: deep dive—review for story idea, structure, character, narrative thrust 3rd: revise for continuity 4th: for voice 5th: for language 6th: for grammar, spelling, punctuation #WDC18
This list of reasons for admission into the West Virginia Hospital for the Insane was compiled from the hospital's log books between 1864 and 1889. Looks like we'd all be considered insane over here.