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!
Wow, great tweets again, Heather. Panster/plotter. . . ah, the never-ending debate. (This one is like a ping-pong game in my own head. I just sit back and watch sometimes. Right now my right brain is winning)ReplyDelete
A great line-up as usual, Heather! Thanks!! :-)ReplyDelete
Linda, it is a fun debate for sure!ReplyDelete
Shannon, you're very welcome hon!
Laila, lol, sounds like me! ;)
Where do you find the time to find all these great links? Thanks, Heather. I always look forward to your Tuesday posts, RolandReplyDelete
Thanks Heather. When I get a chance I must check them out...ReplyDelete
I have another 100 pages or so to get through on my final edit... So excited.
Roland, that's a great question. Sometimes I have no idea! LOL!ReplyDelete
Michael, congrats on the progress of your editing! Fingers crossed that the rest flies by!
Did you see Janet Reid's response to Jill's blog?ReplyDelete
Thank you Heather. A long flight. A long day. A great sleep and I have Twitter Tuesday to use to catch up. Thank you so much for sharing these great people.ReplyDelete
Well aren't you a wealth of info! Thanks for all the great links:)ReplyDelete
Stina, I didn't, I'll have to check it out!ReplyDelete
Karlene, you're welcome! Hopefully you'll get a chance for some R&R soon!
Deana, lol! You're welcome!