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Aimee L. Salter
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Have No Fear. You're Safe Here
I was heartbroken last week to read several threads on Twitter in which teens and young women (all readers and bloggers) spoke up about their current discomfort in the YA book community. These threads were then discussed at length by many others who acknowl...

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Author Confession - Day 3 - What's the best compliment you've had?
I'm a day behind, but I didn't want to skip this one! #AuthorConfession Day 3 "What's the best compliment you've had?" There's no doubt that most authors prize the letters, emails, comments from readers who've connected with their books above all other acco...

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Author Confession Day 2 - What's the WORST Thing You've Written?
For the month of February I'm taking the #AuthorConfession challenge. Day 2 is "What's the Worst thing you've written?" This one has been kind of fun for me. I went back through my backup files to find the original version of my very first book. It isn't wi...

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Author Confessions, Day 1
I ran into this on Twitter and thought it would be a fun way to reconnect. Day 1 is pretty easy for me: I create playlists for every work in progress as soon as I'm sure it's a story I'll pursue to completion. Current protagonist and the tone of the book le...

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A New Resource Article - The Importance of Peer Review
I received a lovely email today from Renee Vickers and her talented students about how they'd used my For Writers resource link to research some of the issues they were having in writing and editing their papers. (Shout out: Hi, Mrs. Vicker's Class!) They a...

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Owning Rejection. LIKE A BOSS.
( Click here to skip straight to The Gallery of Rejection ) I've been on Twitter a lot lately, and watching some new, aspiring authors come up through the Pitchwars feed, has been eye-opening. I'd forgotten what it was like to be pushing your first baby out...

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Rule #1: Take the Reader With You
The last 3 weeks of reading have been a very interesting exercise for me. I have red one series which was incredible, bookended by two books which were not. All three taught me the same lesson: Take the reader with you. There's an author whose books I read ...

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CRITICAL PLOT ELEMENTS - The Whole Picture
A while back I wrote a "Critical Plot Elements" series that hit the highlights of a story's structure and progression. After recent developments in my own WIPs, and discussions with aspiring author friends, I realized I still hang my hat on these plot-point...

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My Pitchwars #PimpMyBio
Lovely to meet you all. This is my first #Pitchwars, but I'm excited as much for the community building as the potential for progression. I know several of the authors involved, and I have to say they're an amazing bunch. Can't wait to see what we can all d...
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