The Scriptorium ~ June 2011 Newsletter

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The June 2011 issue of The Scriptorium is online now.

We're still moving things from the old site and dusting the place off.
PLEASE NOTE: Some of your old bookmarks will likely
have to be updated. Such is the price of progress. :)

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The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers Newsletter--June 2011

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We're glad to be back! Please excuse any mess while the dust
settles, and have a look around the new site!
Click over to http://www.thescriptorium.net!

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THE SCRIPTORIUM NEWSLETTER JUNE 2011

>> EDITORIAL

Lowering the Scalpel
http://www.thescriptorium.net/features/editorial/
Novel revision is a messy procedure...

>> ON WRITING

Zero to One Column: 6 Tips for Writing Without Support
by Chuck Heintzelman
Not everyone in your life is going to "get" your writing...
http://www.thescriptorium.net/features/zero-to-one-column/

Is It Time to Hire a Copyeditor?
article by Lori Handelman

Create, Complicate, Resolve: The Keys to Keeping Your Readers
Interested
article by Holly Lisle

Know the Difference Between Your Technique and Your Voice
article by Dorrian Lassiter
http://www.thescriptorium.net/on-writing/

>> ARTICLES

Links to articles on the fine art of starting, surviving in the new
publishing climate, digital contracts, and novel structure
http://www.thescriptorium.net/features/articles-2/

>> CREATIVITY

Fire up your brain with exercises on new neighbors, story critiques,
and found items.
http://www.thescriptorium.net/features/prompts/

>> TOOLBOX

Our newest form is for keeping track of all the
locations in your story or novel. Loads of useful
forms and writers' tools!
http://www.thescriptorium.net/toolbox/

>> LINKS

One of the largest collections of writing-related resource
links on the web! One hundred and fifty-nine verified links
to keep you busy. If you haven't visited lately, come back and browse,
because it's really a treasure-trove of resources.
http://www.thescriptorium.net/toolbox/links/

>> WRITERS SHOPS

Renew your commitment to writing with a new book, course,
or writerly gear!
http://www.thescriptorium.net/writers-shops-2/

>> YOUNG WRITERS

New links and creative writing exercises!
http://www.thescriptorium.net/young-writers/

>> GIFTS FOR WRITERS

Anytime is a good time to shop for your favorite
writer--or yourself! Check out our section devoted
entirely to gift ideas for and from writers.
http://www.thescriptorium.net/features/gifts-for-writers/

>> MERCHANDISE

Looking for inspiration? Check out new designs at The
Scriptorium Shop, http://www.cafepress.com/thescriptorium

>> PLUS be sure to take this month's poll...

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The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers
ISSN 1492-949X
http://www.thescriptorium.net
Sherry D. Ramsey, Editor & Publisher
Julie A. Serroul, Associate Editor
Chuck Heintzelman, Columnist
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