Thursday, April 21, 2011

Weekly Scratch: Improve Your Writng, Fat Pig, Late Bloomers.

Howdy!  I hope you have worked on projects this week and have made good progress. Are you going to LA for the 40 Annual SCBWI Conference? Registration is open. Details! 40th Anniversary SCBWI Summer Conference Registration Locally, the SCBWI Brazos Valley Schmooze is  at 10 a.m.  in the "Science" corner at the Barnes & Noble in College Station on April 27, 2011, “Do I Have A Plot?” with Debra Booth. 


This book was mentioned at the Houston SCBWI conference. Late screenwriter Blake Snyder wrote SAVE THE CAT, a powerful book about screenwriting. You may want to check out the website and perhaps read the book.

Ways to get some writing education with out emptying out the piggy bank.

(to market, to market to sell a) FAT PIG

Chuck Sambuchino's blog A GUIDE TO LITERARY AGENTS is an important on with tons of info about agents and pitching and such. Check it out! 

Hey, author Kate Hart crunches the numbers about what's selling  in the YA market. You might want to check it out, too,

New to publishing? Check out Joe Konrath's THE NEWBIE'S GUIDE TO PUBLISHING blog.


Here is a list of 40 writers that were first published over the age of 40. Hopefully this will cheer you up if you are feeling time keeps on slipping into the future.

Here is a blog post about three late bloomers who found there way. Maybe what you read here will help you keep moving forward.

Another up article for the late bloomers. :)

Late bloomers abound. Skip to the end of this blog post at JANE WRITES so you can read about the awesome children's authors. 

I'll be back next week with more scratch!

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