Weekly Round-Up: February 16

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Weekly Round-Up: February 16

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On The Web
Risky Business – “You know what I like to do for fun? Sit around and obsessively analyze the thoughtful, detailed, eloquent rejections my agent and I have received from editors.” – http://writerunboxed.com/2014/02/12/risky-business/

Blitz Writing – Writing When There is no Time – http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/blitz-writing-writing-when-there-is-no-time/

The Accident That Killed Me – “Thanks to a freak occurrence, I remember nothing of my first 22 years.” – http://www.salon.com/2014/02/04/the_accident_that_killed_me/

The Joy of Literary Destruction: Writers who broke all the rules – http://www.salon.com/2014/01/19/the_joy_of_literary_destruction_writers_who_broke_all_the_rules/

The Author Chronicles: Practicing What I Preach – http://authorchronicles.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/practicing-what-i-preach/

Dealing With Setbacks – “In these days of relentless self-promotion, we authors generally avoid sharing our bad news.” – http://writerunboxed.com/2014/02/06/dealing-with-setbacks-2/

The Terribleminds Holy Mother of God Lordy Lordy Hallelujah Guide to Creating Super Crazy Awesomepants Supporting Characters – http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/02/17/the-terribleminds-holy-mother-of-god-lordy-lordy-hallelujah-guide-to-creating-super-crazy-awesomepants-supporting-characters/

The Oddville Press Goes Live – http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2014/02/17/the-oddville-press-goes-live/

The Local Book Launch – “On January 18th I held a launch party for the final book in the Earth’s Pendulum trilogy, The Dreamt Child. I think it was a success. You may decide if you agree with me when this is finished.” – http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2014/02/17/the-local-book-launch/

A Protagonist’s Moment of Realization – http://moodywriting.blogspot.com/2014/02/a-protagonists-moment-of-realisation.html

Become a Successful Writer Despite Your Friends and Family – http://writetodone.com/leanne-final/

Make Trouble for Your Character – http://www.thepassivevoice.com/02/2014/make-trouble-for-your-character/

Overcoming Object Love: How To Write Female Leads Who Are People – http://litreactor.com/columns/overcoming-object-love-how-to-write-female-leads-who-are-people

Always Be Willing to Rewrite – http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/louis-sachar-always-be-willing-to-rewrite_b82582

Plan-B, or What to do When Things Go Wring – http://writerunboxed.com/2014/02/19/plan-b/

Submission Call
Dragonfly Art Magazine – “…seeks submissions of poetry, art, and photography…deadline March 3…” – http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2014/02/16/dragonfly-arts-magazine-seeks-submissions/

Workspace
The Fire Works: coworking space launches in West Philly – http://technical.ly/philly/2014/02/17/fire-works-coworking-west-philadelphia/

About 

JR, aka Jesi, is the PFWA’s Chief Information Officer. Her formal education was in Information Systems and Technology with a minor in Business, but her passion has always been for all things literary. Outside of PFWA, Jesi is the founding editor of Crimson Melodies Publishing – a micro-press for dark-fantasy with heart. When not editing, reading, or attempting to uncover all the writer groups in Greater Philadelphia on behalf of the PFWA, Jesi is a writer, a Dungeons and Dragons Role-Player, and small business technology consultant. There aren’t enough hours in the day, but she works with what she has and one day hopes to be able to publish her own book alongside the authors she’s proud to work with.


About Author

JR Wesley

JR, aka Jesi, is the PFWA’s Chief Information Officer. Her formal education was in Information Systems and Technology with a minor in Business, but her passion has always been for all things literary. Outside of PFWA, Jesi is the founding editor of Crimson Melodies Publishing – a micro-press for dark-fantasy with heart. When not editing, reading, or attempting to uncover all the writer groups in Greater Philadelphia on behalf of the PFWA, Jesi is a writer, a Dungeons and Dragons Role-Player, and small business technology consultant. There aren’t enough hours in the day, but she works with what she has and one day hopes to be able to publish her own book alongside the authors she’s proud to work with.

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