Author/Editor Larry Brooks has the most insight I've read in the structure of storytelling. Here's a great guest post, one I've shared with my writing friends.
"The 6 Most Common Problems
in a Rewrite
By Art Holcomb"
Middle Grade Mayhem
Great discussion on what's appropriate for middle grade readers - and who should decide
"A few days ago my 10-year-old showed me the book she was reading. She was nervous because it included a bad word. "
Eliza Tilton - author
A critique partner/friend is helping host a scavenger hunt - better visit today!
"Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes!"