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Leveling Up

Leveling Up

September 16, 2019
This week's best thing: The Boys on Amazon Prime
 
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The Story Grid - https://storygrid.com
 
 

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What I learned from writing 20k in 5 days

What I learned from writing 20k in 5 days

September 9, 2019
This week's best thing: I'm climbing again (a little) & Carnival Row on Amazon Prime - I loved it!
 
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- Paragraph NYC co-working writing space - https://www.paragraphny.com/
 
- Deep Work by Cal Newport - https://amzn.to/2LBMr7
 
 
- My events calendar - https://lpenelope.com/calendar
 
- Whispers of Shadow & Flame Pre-order giveaway - http://lpen.co/preorder
 

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Time to Write

Time to Write

September 2, 2019
This week's best thing: My doctor said I can try rock climbing with my wrist braces!
 
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* Tim Grahl's Productivity Guide - https://booklaunch.com/writer-productivity/
 
* Song of Blood & Stone readalong - https://facebook.com/groups/lpenelope
 

 

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Finding your Zest and Gusto!

Finding your Zest and Gusto!

August 26, 2019

THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: My writer mastermind group and my homegirls Ines Johnson and Cerece Rennie Murphy.

My Facebook group and readalong – https://www.facebook.com/groups/lpenelope/

* Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor – https://amzn.to/2zjcfQk

* Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert – https://amzn.to/2LaZ0a5

* Zen and the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury – https://amzn.to/2HnTKys

* Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield – https://amzn.to/32500mC

* The Writer’s Well podcast – http://thewriterswell.org

* Octavia Butler journal – https://blavity.com/octavia-butler/

* Dear White People on Netflix – https://www.netflix.com/title/80095698

* Darynda Jones outline: http://www.magicalwords.net/specialgueststars/darynda-jones-the-writing-process-of-an-ocd-plotter/

* A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J. Maas- https://amzn.to/2HpTCyt

 

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There Must Be a Reason

There Must Be a Reason

August 19, 2019
This Week’s Best Thing: Jamila Woods "GIOVANNI”  - https://soundcloud.com/jamilawoods/giovanni-1
 

Mentions:

* Nikki Giovanni “Ego-Tripping”- https://poets.org/poem/ego-tripping-there-may-be-reason-why

Gemini by Nikki Giovanni – video of her reading from it – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=084lIpz3yvY

* Scene planning notecard image - https://lpenelope.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_5429-300x225.jpg

* RWA podcast on productivity – https://rwa-podcast.simplecast.com/episodes/productivity08

Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri – http://lpen.co/empireofsand

Death’s Dancer by Jasmine Silvera – https://amzn.to/2YIdoLE

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas – https://amzn.to/2H5cdzV

 

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To YA or not to YA? That is the question…

To YA or not to YA? That is the question…

August 12, 2019
This week’s best thing: Toni Morrison’s legacy
 
Mentions:

* Beloved by Toni Morrison - https://amzn.to/31zH13k

* Jeffe Kennedy’s podcast on YA vs Adult SFF - https://blog.jeffekennedy.com/2019/08/09/first-cup-of-coffee-august-9-2019/

* MarsCon - http://www.marscon.net/wp/

* Brooklyn Book Festival - https://brooklynbookfestival.org/

* Roni Loren - Done Planner - https://roniloren.com/blog/2018/9/17/the-done-planner-combating-the-dark-side-of-the-traditional-to-do-list

* My Event Schedule - http://lpenelope.com/calendar

* My newsletter - https://lpenelope.com/newsletter

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Getting Unstuck: Earning Inspiration

Getting Unstuck: Earning Inspiration

August 5, 2019

This week’s best thing: Creating Character Arcs by KM Weiland - her website: https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/

Mentions:
* Double Vision Editorial - developmental editor - http://doublevisioneditorial.com/
* Write Better Faster class - https://betterfasteracademy.com
* Verbalize by Damon Suede
* Actions: the Actor’s Thesaurus
* Janet Mullany author - https://www.janetmullany.com/
* Death’s Dancer by Jasmine Silvera
* Teacher’s Pet Wolf by Kati Wilde
* Wild Seed by Octavia Butler
* Lindsay Emory - Women with Books podcast - https://lindsayemory.com/womenwithbooks
* Laura von Holt - The Mermaid Podcast - http://www.cinderly.com/posts/category/podcast/
* "Defining Disciplined: When You Realize You’re Doing It Wrong" article

 

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BONUS: Charm City Spec Reading

BONUS: Charm City Spec Reading

August 2, 2019
A bonus episode, in which I read new material from the special edition of SONG OF BLOOD & STONE (Earthsinger Chronicles Book 1). Recorded July 17, 2019 as part of the Charm City Spec reading series at Bird in Hand bookstore in Baltimore, MD.
 
 
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RWA Edition: Owning Your Story

RWA Edition: Owning Your Story

July 29, 2019

This Week's Best Thing: RWA National Conference!

Mentioned:

- Marjorie M. Liu - http://marjoriemliu.com/ - Monstress graphic novel

- RITA Award winners - https://www.rwa.org/Online/Awards/RITA/2019_RITA_Winners.aspx

-#WeNeedDiverseRomance

 

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Battling Resistance & Imposter Syndrome

Battling Resistance & Imposter Syndrome

July 22, 2019

THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: Song of Blood & Stone special edition is out now!

MENTIONS:

 
- egg timer - https://e.ggtimer.com/
 

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