Hi all! At WBP we love Writing Conferences and Book Festivals! So we thought we’d give an overview of 2018 Conferences and Festivals to see if any are a good fit for you! I’m going to break it into Writing Conferences (Good for networking, working on craft, and agent pitching) and Book Festivals (Fan events,… Continue reading Upcoming 2018 Conferences & Festivals
Welcome to Writer’s Block Party, author spotlight edition! We are so excited to have Gloria Chao with us, talking about her upcoming debut, AMERICAN PANDA, out in the world on February 6. Thanks for joining us, Gloria! First, could you give us a quick pitch of AMERICAN PANDA? AMERICAN PANDA follows a seventeen-year-old MIT freshman… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Gloria Chao
Introduction Taxes…I can already hear you hissing with dread. It’s a topic that bores or terrifies nearly everyone, but taxes are a reality writers have to deal with more than most. This post isn’t going to be a line-by-line breakdown of how to do your taxes. Why is that? Well, taxes vary from person to… Continue reading Hi Writers…Let’s talk about taxes
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 the one hosted by the amazing Susan Dennard. So… Continue reading WBP’s Critique Partner Match Up!
Mara: Hey everyone! I’m Mara, you might know me from the #chillwritingtips series (1, 2, 3). Meg: And hi, I’m Meg! I wrote that weird how to be a CP post about a slug. Welcome to a new post by Writer’s Block Party. Mara: (We’re like Mel and Sue from THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW!)… Continue reading To Joke Or Not To Joke: Writing Humor
Happy New Year! Instead of resolutions this year, we decided to share each of our rose, thorn and bud. Katy suggested the awesome idea, which seemed like a cool reflective exercise for us to look back on the old year and look forward to the new. Rose = the highlight of 2017. Thorn = the… Continue reading Happy New Year 2018: WBP Rose, Thorn & Bud
I can’t believe a year went by so fast. *Cue the Rent soundtrack* For real though, it feels like just yesterday I was writing Our New Year’s Resolutions and already, we’re taking a look back at what we’ve accomplished. All of us at Writer’s Block Party are immensely grateful for everyone who has followed us… Continue reading End of the Year Wrap Up