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In A World…: World Building in First Person

In A World… is a series of posts about world building, where our contributors share strategies and tips for creating well-rounded worlds. World building is hard. Fantasy or contemporary, with multiple points of view or one, it’s not an easy task. Just check out the many other posts that are part of the “In A World..”… Continue reading In A World…: World Building in First Person

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When Revising is Revising is Revising…

This post is co-written by Ashley and guest writer, Janella Angeles, author of the forthcoming WHERE DREAMS DESCEND. It’s a truth universally acknowledged that writing is rewriting—but let’s not forget the other undeniable truth that follows: revising is also re-revising. Admittedly, some unicorns have the gift of being smooth, fast revisers and we HATE them (just… Continue reading When Revising is Revising is Revising…

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What Do You Have To Lose?: Infusing Your Characters With Personal Stakes | DVPit Blog Hop

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

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On Building Plot: Three Act Structure in Fiction

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

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How I Got My Book Deal With Christine Lynn Herman

So, as you may or may not have noticed, I announced something this weekend. Something I’d been keeping a secret since August. Something I still can’t talk about without getting a little bit teary eyed, no matter how many people I tell. I’m going to be a published author! https://twitter.com/christineexists/status/926897530914435079 THE DEVOURING GRAY, my debut… Continue reading How I Got My Book Deal With Christine Lynn Herman

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Pub Life #4: Getting Creative With A Marketing Graphic Designer

Through our Pub Life posts, Writer’s Block Party will be hosting guests and contributors who talk about their jobs within the publishing industry. There are many more career paths in publishing than a lot of people realize, and we’re so excited to spotlight a few of them for you guys! Today, we’re excited to share… Continue reading Pub Life #4: Getting Creative With A Marketing Graphic Designer