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5 Must-have tools for Writers Conferences
Journalism / writers resources

5 Must-have tools for Writers Conferences

It’s summer, time for writers to recharge our cerebral batteries. That could mean reading, going on field trips, spending time with online PLNs, or taking calls from family members who usually end up at voice mail. For many, it means attending conferences like Writers Digest “Conference July 31-August 2 and the Writers’ Police Academy August … Continue reading

Tech Tip for Writers #65: How to use Google Street View
characters / setting / tech tips for writers / writers resources

Tech Tip for Writers #65: How to use Google Street View

Tech Tips for Writers is an (almost) weekly post on overcoming Tech Dread. I’ll cover issues that friends, both real-time and virtual, have shared. Feel free to post a comment about a question you have. I’ll cover it in a future Tip. Q: I can’t find enough detail about a particular area of the world … Continue reading

15 Tips for Young Adult Writers
Genre tips / writers tips

15 Tips for Young Adult Writers

I Read YA week is May 18-22. “YA” or “Young Adult” fiction is novels, stories, poetry, and various non-fiction written for adolescents, the group somewhere between ‘children’ and ‘adults’. It includes popular novels like Hunger Games, Harry Potter, and SE Hinton’s The Outsiders. HarperCollins made this great infographic that suggests 365 YA books for you … Continue reading