Weekly Round-Up March 2

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Weekly Round-Up March 2

Writing Exercise

Describe One thing in Ten Ways
http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/02/27/writing-exercise-describe-one-things-ten-ways/

Upcoming Writers Conference

Pennwriters – May 16-18
http://www.pennwriters.org/prod/

Writing Contests / Submission Calls

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Ploughshares – Emerging Writers Contest
http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/2014-ploughshares-emerging-writers-contest-is-open/

Prairie Schooner Book Prize
http://prairieschooner.unl.edu/?q=book-prize

From Around the Web

Write UnBoxed – Plan B (Or “What To Do When Things Go Wrong”)
http://writerunboxed.com/2014/02/19/plan-b/

Chuck Wendig – Time Again for your Penmonkey Evaluations
http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/03/03/time-again-for-your-penmonkey-evaluations/

Writer UnBoxed – MFA vs NYC vs DIY
http://writerunboxed.com/2014/03/03/mfa-vs-nyc-vs-diy/

10 Compelling Unnamed Protagonists
http://flavorwire.com/442853/10-compelling-unnamed-protagonists-in-literature/

10 Common Blog Writing Mistakes
http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/10-common-blog-writing-mistakes-infographic_b83195

7 Creative Proofreading Tips
http://www.copyblogger.com/creative-proofreading/

Write To Done –  How to Complete Every Writing Project You Start
http://writetodone.com/complete-every-writing-project-start/

Glossary for Authors
http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2014/03/04/a-new-resource-glossary-for-authors/

The Author Chronicles – Fear of Change
http://authorchronicles.wordpress.com/2014/03/04/fear-of-change/

7 Creative Proofreading Tips
http://www.copyblogger.com/creative-proofreading/

How To Hire an Editor, pt 1 – Know What You Need
http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2014/03/04/editing-for-indies-part-1/

Book Rights and Licensing: An International Overview
http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2014/02/27/book-rights-and-licensing/

The Question Mark is Shaped Like a Hook: Question Driven Plotting
http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/02/25/the-question-mark-is-shaped-like-a-hook-question-driven-plotting/


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Weekly Round-Up: January 19

Philly Submission Call

Don Ron Books: Submissions Wanted For “West Philly Fiction”
http://donronbooks.com/submissions.html

Happening In Philly

The Creative Cafe Opens in University City
http://www.geekadelphia.com/2014/01/23/the-creative-cafe-replica-opens-in-university-city-offers-the-chance-to-have-your-dreamcup/ 

Upcoming Classes from Girl Develop It Philly
http://www.geekadelphia.com/2014/01/21/upcoming-classes-from-girl-develop-it-philly/

Writing

Stories That Kill: Seven Tips for Writing Crime
http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2014/01/17/writing-crime/

Lifehack: How To Write A Book And Actually Finish The Job
http://www.businessesgrow.com/2014/01/07/how-to-write-a-book/

How To Build a Fictional World – Kate Messner via Passive Voice Blog
http://www.thepassivevoice.com/01/2014/how-to-build-a-fictional-world/

David Farland’s Daily Kick In The Pants – Plotting
http://www.davidfarland.net/writing_tips/?a=331

Staying Motivated: 8 Writing Tools to Keep the Words Flowing
http://diymfa.com/writing/stay-motivated-8-writing-tools-to-keep-words-flowing

How Writers Can Stay Productive Even During Sick Days
http://allindiewriters.com/sick-days/

It Takes the Time It Takes
http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/01/20/it-takes-the-time-it-takes/

The Secret to Writing a Best-Selling Novel
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-rubinstein/the-secret-to-writing-a-b_1_b_4630781.html

LitReactor – What’s In A Name
http://litreactor.com/columns/whats-in-a-name

The #1 Tool to Make You a More Productive Writer
http://diymfa.com/writing/more-productive-writer


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