Twitter Tuesday~Agent Advice & Critiques
I caught a lot of great tweets for you last week! The wonderful and frank Audry T brings us this great post about why we should plot:
AudryT Are you a pantser-by-default? Get off your ass and start plotting: terribleminds.com/ramble/2011/03…
One of my favorite blogs talks about when to do research:
LTWFblog Let The Words Flow When to do Research? Before the first draft, or after? wp.me/pF0gi-1Tf #amresearching #amwriting #amwriting
Agent Sarah LaPolla stresses the importance of reading our manuscripts aloud:
sarahlapolla Sarah LaPolla by julichilliard: Writers: Read your work aloud. If you trip over too many words or poorly constructed sentences, it's time to rewrite.
Agent Sarah LaPolla brings us a tip on dialogue:
sarahlapolla Sarah LaPolla by julichilliard: #writingtip If it's obvious who is speaking, you don't need dialogue tags. Narrative is much cleaner when you remove unnecessary "said."
My critique sisters and I are hosting another critique session:
HeatherMcCorkle First Paragraph Critiques: tinyurl.com/3j8upbj Need help with yours? Stop by and leave a comment! #writecampaign #WritersRoad #writing
Agent Vickie Motter highlights a learning opportunity:
Vickie_Motter NEW Webinar. Let instructor and agent Andrea Hurst show you how to structure your plot, with an included critique: bit.ly/qAVPPC
Agent Diedre Knight stresses the importance of networking:
DeidreKnight The flip side of how small the writing/pub world is? Network like crazy b/c you never know when a relationship will develop or help. #pubtip
Writer's Digest highlights a great conference:
WritersDigest Check out the Hampton Roads Writers Conference in Virginia Beach, Sept. 22-24 tinyurl.com/3qaaafp Agents in attendance
Agent Jill Corcoran brings us a post by Agent Rachelle Gardner on a "No" response:
JillCorcoran Can I be honest, I love Rachelle Garder's post When No Response Means “No” rachellegardner.com/2011/09/when-n…
Still here? Get clicking! Well, okay, you can comment first if you like. :) Let me know if I missed any great tweets!