Y is for You. Only you can write your story. You create worlds, plots, and characters. You skip sleep and showers. You read blogs, comment in forums, and attend conferences. You write, and write and rewrite some more. You make sacrifices and find time.
So whY do you do it?
Understanding Industry and Market
Better Know a Conference: BEA @ Pimp My Novel.
Rip-roaring good story @ Writer Unboxed.
Social Networking: Twitter Tips @ BookEnds.
Vlogging, Anyone? @ Rachelle Gardner.
How to Book a Reading @ Pimp My Novel.
Avoid The Obvious in a Query @ Kidlit.com.
One Paragraph or Less @ BookEnds.
A Bit About Exclusives @ Dystel & Goderich Literary Management.
Spaghetti Agents @ Nathan Bransford.
Some Thoughts on Those Online Resources for Writers @ Babbles from Scott Eagan.
Fears about the Publishing Process @ Rachelle Gardner.
It's Not About the Odds @ STET!
When Being Bad is Good: Creating a Great Antagonist @ The Other Side of the Story.
Tricks of the Trade-Give Sentences Punch @ The Blood-Red Pencil.
Free FtQ Chapter: Get the Word Weeder Out @ Flogging the Quill.
Cut Words? Or Add Words? @ TalkToYoUniverse.
The Importance of Setting @ Seekerville.
Marketing @ Writing Roads by Linda Osmundson.
Archetype or Cliche or ?? @ Fiction Lessons from My Reading.
W is for Wednesday Scramble @ Patricia Stoltey.
12 Quotes to Inspire or Make you Laugh @ Michelle Mach.
She's Crafty: The Dreaded Synopsis @ Somewhere in the Middle.
New Agent Alert: Kathleen Rushall of Waterside Productions @ Guide to Literary Agents.