Roundtable

Roundtable #8: Unresolved Sexual Tension (UST)

Note: This post is done in a roundtable style where members of Writer’s Block Party discuss a topic together. Moderator/Editor: Christine Lynn Herman Kat: DAYS OF BLOOD & STARLIGHT and DREAMS OF GODS AND MONSTERS with Karou and Akiva. I can’t give spoilers but it’s a “torn apart by war” kind of situation, so while… Continue reading Roundtable #8: Unresolved Sexual Tension (UST)

Community

All You Need to Know About MFAs in Writing for Young People! + DIY guide

Recently, as in last Saturday, I graduated from Lesley University with a Masters in Creative Writing –Writing for Young People. Yay! Go me! You can check out more about Lesley’s Writing for Young People program: here. I’m in the list of alumni! I thought I’d share with all of you about my experience in my… Continue reading All You Need to Know About MFAs in Writing for Young People! + DIY guide

Community

Ch1Con Blog Hop: Dreams vs. Goals

Writer’s Block Party is honored to host Chapter One Young Writers’ Conference team member Katelyn Pettit,  as part of their Ch1Con Blog Hop. For more information on Ch1Con go here: chapteroneconference.com. Hi everyone, My name is Katelyn and I am a writer, conference attendee, and host for Chapter One Young Writers Conference. I am so excited… Continue reading Ch1Con Blog Hop: Dreams vs. Goals

Craft

Before querying & sub: cutting word count, filler words, & line-edits

Sometimes, you finish a giant revision and you think to yourself. “Finally, I’ve made it through Mordor and now I will throw this damned ring into the fires of Mount Doom!” Your finger hovers over the “send” button, you stare that beast in the eyes, the one that you thought you loved but that really… Continue reading Before querying & sub: cutting word count, filler words, & line-edits

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#DVPit Blog Hop: The Passage of Time in Your Novel

Writer’s Block Party is honored to host literary agent, Peter Knapp, for this week’s #DVPit blog hop. For more information on #DVPit go here: dvpit.com In my apartment, sitting on top of my armoire, is a large shoebox full of keepsakes: ticket stubs and playbills, museum maps and gallery catalogues, postcards and birthday notes, party invitations,… Continue reading #DVPit Blog Hop: The Passage of Time in Your Novel