To begin with, I have another publication announcement this week, but fear not – resources abound too!
I just found out that I placed second runner-up in eShe’s first ever Flash Fiction Contest. The theme was ‘Women and Work’. The word count was 100. And the contest was restricted to women writers.
No fancy prizes other than a certificate and a notebook, but I’m still quite pleased as the topic is one I’m very passionate about.
Check out the winners list here.
On to the resources!
A discussion on a writing group I’m part of spurred me to make a list of sites that have useful articles for revising and editing fiction:
Novelist Roz Morris churns out a feast of useful articles on writing and editing your written work to perfection. Her book of the same name is another useful recourse.
Writer Anne R Allen maintains this blog along with bestselling author Ruth Harris. This site offers a wealth of information that helps you get your stories written and honed for submission.
Writer and Ex-Literary Agent Nathan Bransford’s blog
Nathan Bransford worked as a literary agent at Curtis Brown and has also authored the bestselling MG series Jacob Wunderbar. His book How to Write a Novel is one to add to your bookshelf.
A couple of articles specifically on editing include:
10 Things to Do Before Editing Your First Draft
Ultimate Guide: Structural Editing For Your Novel
In other writing news, I conjured up a last-minute entry to the Bath Flash Fiction Award which granted me this badge:
What have you been up to? Any writing links or resources you would like to share? Let me know in the comments!