Writer's Support Room - Getting Started


August 21, 2014

"THE WRITE WORDS TO READ"

The Institute of Children's Literature
http://www.institutechildrenslit.com


“There is only one plot—things are not what they seem.”
—Jim Thompson


CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

1. LOOKING FOR SOMETHING? CHECK OUT THE TOPICAL SITE INDEX
2. Online in Rx
3. MARKET NEWS
4. COOL SITE
5. REMINDERS


Hello Students!

Check out the STUDENT CENTER
You can access it from the left side navigation links from all over the site now -- No more disappearing Student Center! Plus, it's been updated and packed with new goodies. All students from any of the classes from the Institute can use their student ID number to access the Student Center.
This gives you access to

If you're a student and you haven't checked out this terrific resource -- check in today!



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1. LOOKING FOR SOMETHING?
A Full Site Topical Index
http://www.institutechildrenslit.com/rx/ws01/webindex.shtml

Are you interested in knowing more about "educational markets?" How about "historical fiction?"
There is a perfect topic for everyone and all of the Rx content is listed -- all the articles, all the guest chat transcripts, all the topical open forums. Check it OUT.





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2. In Rx
"Write from the Heart" with Sandy Asher
http://www.institutechildrenslit.com/rx/tr01/sandy_asher.shtml
"There are things that won't let go of me until I write about them, things that make me angry, that frighten me, that make me laugh out loud, and so on."



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3. Young Adult Fiction Writing Contest Deadline Extended
https://www.writersbookstore.com/sc/wbs_contest.htm
$500 grand prize. Deadline August 29, 2014 Entry fee.


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4.Four Tips for Writing Great Scenes

http://ingridsnotes.wordpress.com/2014/07/01/4-tips-for-writing-great-scenes/
Tips to help you write scenes that grab "readers and keep them glued to the page!"

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5. REMINDERS

Our WRITER'S RETREAT, ICL's discussion board is up and available at http://institutechildrenslit.net/index.php. For tips on using the discussion board, check out "Using the New Writer's Retreat."

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