The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers Newsletter--April 2010
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THE SCRIPTORIUM NEWSLETTER APRIL 2010
Last month's poll reveals some disturbing things...
>> ON WRITING
Zero to One Column: The Five Stages of Grief When Submitting
by Chuck Heintzelman
How we work through rejections...
article by John Lambert
Are Two Heads Better?
article by Sherry D. Ramsey
The Importance of Editing
article by Joe Praveen Sequeira
Four Tips For A Spell-binding Beginning
article by Cindy A. Christiansen
How to Get Started Writing Fiction With This 4 Part Plan
article by Mervyn Love
Links to articles on short story writing, rejection and criticism,
better virtual book tours, and determining genre.
After a Herculean housecleaning job, our links section is
completely updated, cleaned, purged, and features over 170
writing-related links that ALL WORK! If you haven't visited lately,
come back and browse, because it's really a treasure-trove of
resources. Also, nine new links for you to follow!
>> WRITERS SHOPS
Spring into writing with a new book, course, or writerly
Fire up your brain with exercises on talking pets, clown
car accidents, and non-verbal communication.
A Quick Q&A on selling that first novel and a plethora of
useful forms and writers' tools.
>> YOUNG WRITERS
New resources, creative writing exercises, and inspiration for our
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>> PLUS gift ideas for writers, and be sure to take this month's poll...
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The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers
Sherry D. Ramsey, Editor & Publisher
Julie A. Serroul, Associate Editor
Chuck Heintzelman, Columnist