UPDATE: See ALL of our CP Match Ups HERE! Happy 2019! Hope you all had a great 2018! A great way to start a new year is to make new connections and move forward with your writing! We all met up through various CP match-up posts like the one hosted by the amazing Susan Dennard. So… Continue reading Critique Partner Match Up 2019!
Hi WBPers (have we decided this is the name we’re calling everyone? If you have any suggestions then comment down below!) You might have noticed we haven’t posted in the last month. That’s a good news, bad news situation. Good news is that a bunch of the WBP members have gotten really busy working on… Continue reading Hiatus until the New Year + Writing Advice links!
WBP is hosting another post for DVPit’s blog hop this week! #DVpit, the Twitter pitch event for marginalized creators, is returning for its fifth run this April. In preparation for the main event, Writer’s Block Party is hosting a guest post from author and literary agent Hannah Fergesen as part of the #DVpit blog hop!… Continue reading What Do You Have To Lose?: Infusing Your Characters With Personal Stakes | DVPit Blog Hop
We are so excited to host the next post in the #DVPit blog hop! #DVpit, the Twitter pitch event for marginalized creators, is returning for its fifth run this April. In preparation for the main event, Writer’s Block Party is hosting a guest post from YA author and CAKE Literary co-founder Sona Charaipotra as part… Continue reading On Building Plot: Three Act Structure in Fiction
Hello, Writer’s Block Party readers! Today we’re delighted to feature a guest post by Rachel Griffin. Look forward to the occasional guest contributor appearing on our blog from now on! Last Thursday I was buried in revision notes when my calendar chimed with a reminder. It said my housekeeper would be arriving in one… Continue reading Guest Post with Rachel Griffin: On Sharing Early Work With Critique Partners
UPDATE: See ALL of our CP Match Ups HERE! Hi all! We asked on Twitter if people would be interested in a CP match up post for y’all to find critique partners and it was a resounding yes. So, here you go! As you might know we all met up through various CP match-up posts like… Continue reading WBP’s Critique Partner Match Up!
Hi all! Happy NaNoWriMo 2017! Hope you’ve gotten your writing off to a great start. Since our blog is all about advice, inspiration and community we thought we’d all band together to give some advice from our own personal NaNoWriMo experiences and to cheer everyone on! Meg: I’ve tried NaNoWriMo a few times in the… Continue reading NaNoWriMo advice from WBP
Welcome to What We’re Reading: Halloween Edition, where we tell you our spookiest reads! Just a note, some of these covers are what nightmares are made of! Melody is reading AMONG THE SHADOWS: 13 STORIES OF DARKNESS & LIGHT ANTHOLOGY by Kate Karyus Quinn, Mindy McGinnis, Demitria Lunetta Even the lightest hearts have shaded corners to hide the black thoughts… Continue reading What We’re Reading: Halloween Edition
FINALLY, the day has come! It is release day for WBP’s own Axie Oh and her debut YA Sci-fi REBEL SEOUL Here is a quick blurb of this amazing Science Fiction novel: After a great war, the East Pacific is in ruins. In brutal Neo Seoul, where status comes from success in combat, ex-gang member… Continue reading Release Day: Rebel Seoul
Writing in Your Second Language or why I’m tired of hearing “But your English is so good!” and “I love your accent!” When I first started learning English in fifth grade I had no idea where this required language class would lead me. That by eighth grade I would doggedly inch my way through Harry… Continue reading Guest Post: Writing in Your Second Language by Alex Harrow