Monday, December 18, 2017

Highlights from 2017

Stephanie here. I can hardly believe this is the last post for 2017! Go Teen Writers will be back on Monday, January 8th, 2018.

Thank you everyone who filled out the survey! Jill, Shannon, and I will look over and talk about all the feedback while we discuss our plan for 2018. And I'll send out an email to the critique winners later today!

In case you missed them, here are some highlights from 2017, and we look forward to writing with you next year!

How To Write Characters Who Are Different From Each Other

Too Long, Too Short: A Closer Look At Getting Your Manuscript To The Right Length

What To Do When You Can't Let Go Of The Story Of Your Heart

Sibling Relationships

How To Make Your Setting Come Alive in Edits

Two Ways To Tackle a Major Rewrite

Dealing with Genre Expectations

How to Respect Your Reader

How Do You Know When Your Book Is Done?

When To Start Marketing When You're Unpublished

The Power of Routine

How To Deal With Hard Seasons As A Writer

10 Ways To Increase Your Productivity

Endings As Beginnings

Writing Goals and the Clarity That Comes From Having Them

Books in the Public Domain (that writers can play with!)

Starting Where Tolkein Started

Creating More Than Just A Story

2 Ways to Be Sure Your Scene Really Matters

Scene Transitions

Why You Need to Step Away from Your Manuscript

The Three Rules For Creating Art That Matters

Thanks for a great year! See y'all in January!


  1. It's so hard to believe 2017 is almost over! Excited to see next year's posts. :)

  2. Thank you all Stephanie, Jill and Shannon, for all your words and love! I learned so much this last year and I cannot reply much (writing in a foreign language is hard sometimes!) But I really want to thank you for this place and everything you share with us!