Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Christmas Break for Go Teen Writers

Hey, guys! Jill, Shannon, and I are taking a break from blogging over the holidays and will be back January 5th.

Here are some highlights from 2014

A Day In The Life of An Agent

Why I've Decided to Stop Setting Writing Goals

7 Final Steps Before You Turn In Your Book

How To Pace A Big Reveal In Your Novel

Can A Teenager Be Taken Seriously Conducting Interviews

Does Your Character Have Six Things That Need Fixing?

What Does A Writer Do All Day?

Is There More Than One Plot Type?

Images, Animated Gifs, and Copyright Laws for Bloggers

How to Show Your Story Instead of Telling It

10 Ways To Deal With The Love Triangle In Your Book

What I Learned From Deconstructing A Book

Is It Possible To Get Your First Novel Published?

How To Edit Your Novel In Layers

How Can Fan Fiction Help You?

How To Write a Sequel

Write a Novel, Ten Minutes At A Time

8 Details to Notice On A Research Trip

How To Show Transitions of Time In Your Novel

What Is New Adult Fiction?

How Do You Organize Your Story Ideas?

How to Develop Your Story Idea Into a List of Key Scenes and Part Two

Creating Compelling Characters: The Character Chart

How to Effectively Test Your Characters

What Is a Log Line And How Do You Write One?

What Is A High Concept Pitch And How Do You Write One?

10 Things I Did In My Teens That Helped Me Get Published

How To Edit As You Write Your First Draft

Publishing 101: How Do You Get A Book Published?

10 Tips For How To Behave at A Writers Conference

Worldbuilding For A Historical

Creating Creatures for Your Novel

Being Fueled From Within

Questions To Ask When Editing Scenes

Writing A Book Is Hard

Creating The Culture Of Your Story

Suspension of Disbelief

Preparing To Get Your Manuscript Critiqued

How To Give A Good Critique

Does My Book Need A Prologue?

Does My Novel Need An Epilogue?

Where To Start

Intriguing Story Openings

Predictability Creates Opportunity

We'll see you back here January 5th!


  1. Have a great vacation guys, and Meerry Christmas! Thank you so much for your wonderful blog and all that you do!

  2. Merry Christmas! Thanks so much for everything.

  3. MERRY CHRISTMAS! And a happy new year. Thank you all for this awesome blog and the advice. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

  4. MERRY CHRISTMAS! And thanks for the list of posts to review when I'm feeling GTW withdrawals coming on... ;)

  5. Have an awesome vacation! Thanks for all the giveaways and Merry Christmas! :D

    Alexa S. Winters

  6. Wow! Just love these highlights! Have a wonderful vacation and time of rest! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

  7. Thanks for all the help over this year! *opens GTW help book and plunges in, waits for site to open up again* It opens on my b-day so what a better gift! A helpful post for my book! :)Thanks for all you do! Merry Christmas and a happy new year!!!