I was reminded recently while attending a Heartsaver First Aid course for work that writing material can come from just about anywhere. The instructor told a true story about an auto accident/rescue attempt that wound up costing the rescuer's life. It fits so much better than him just being killed in the crash itself. Had you told me I would change the story based on something from that class, I probably would have just laughed.
The second thing I learned based on reading I did for the Anderson's YA Conference is that a lot of YA is told in multiple voices. I'm doing that now too!
The third thing I learned (today) is how excited I am about this WIP. Ghost story + YA + in verse + kind of aimed at guys (involves sports) + multiple voices = Jim Excited.
Happy Release Day for TUT: MY EPIC BATTLE TO SAVE THE WORLD - Yay! It's finally here! TUT 2, formally known as *TUT: MY EPIC BATTLE TO SAVE THE WORLD*, is officially out in the world! I am so thrilled to share the con...
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