Links I Love
If I could give one piece of advice to other writers, it would be: don’t write in isolation. Find community because connecting with other writers will get you through the hard times, and make celebrating the good times that much sweeter. Through these organizations I’ve learned so much about improving my craft, and the intricacies of the publishing business. Not to mention finding “my peeps!”
National Writing Organizations
(I highly recommend joining your local chapter of the national groups related to your genre; my faves are listed here):
My Awesome Local Writing Organizations:
Cool YA Blogs
I hardly know where to start! There are so many fantastic blogs run by YA readers and reviewers. It’s impossible to narrow it down since I enjoy so many of them, so I’m sending you to the YA Book Blog Directory. Have fun!
My Critique Partners Past and Present (all of whom have influenced me tremendously):
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