Friday, May 25, 2012

L is for Links


Yet another occurrence where the A-Z blogging challenge intersects with a normal feature on this blog. This time around: links.

Have you got a blank notebook lying around? Ten Reasons to Carry a Blank Notebook will put it to good use.

You're just starting out in the publishing world and are looking for an agent to represent you. But how does an agent decide which newcomer to represent? Wendy Lawton from Book & Such Literary Agency gives a few tips for how she chooses the perfect unpublished author.

What kind of writer are you? Do you follow routines to get yourself "in the mood" or do you write whenever inspiration strikes? K M Weiland lists the pros and cons in How Routines Save (and Ruin) Your Writing.

For Graduates: Feeling lost? Here are two inspirational speeches to help you find your way.

DEAR SUGAR, The Rumpus Advice Column #72: The Future Has An Ancient Heart

Neil Gaiman's Inspiring Commencement Speech about Succeeding in the Arts


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