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The Great Writers Steal Podcast: Sarah Tregay, author of Fan Art

Show Notes:

Enjoy this interview with Sarah Tregay, author of Fan Art, a young adult novel published by Katherine Teger Books.

Find out more about Sarah Tregay at her web site.  You will also find links to retailers that will be happy to sell you her book:
http://www.sarahtregay.com/

You may also follow my example and purchase Fan Art from an independent bookseller.  I got my copy from the river’s end bookstore in Oswego, NY.

http://www.indiebound.org/book/9780062243157

Keep up with Sarah Tregay on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/sarahtregaybooks

Young Adult Books Central is a great resource if you want to learn more about YA books:
https://www.facebook.com/YABooksCentral

If you are a YA yourself and you want to learn more about writing, check out Go Teen Writers:
http://goteenwriters.blogspot.com/

I have also written several essays that will help YA writers hone their craft:
http://www.greatwriterssteal.com/tag/young-adult/

Visit my website: http://www.greatwriterssteal.com
Like me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreatWritersSteal
Follow me on Twitter: @GreatWritersSte

Music: “BugaBlue,” Live At Blues Alley by U.S. Army Blues is licensed under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 License.

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/US_Army_Blues/Live_At_Blues_Alley/

The Great Writers Steal Experience: An Interview with Jac Jemc, author of A Different Bed Every Time

Enjoy this interview with Jac Jemc, author of A Different Bed Every Time, a short story collection published by Dzanc Books.

Purchase A Different Bed Every Time:
http://www.dzancbooks.org/our-books/a-different-bad-everytime-by-jac-jemc

Find out more about Jac Jemc:
http://jacjemc.com/

 

Show Notes:
Visit the web site of Women & Children First:
http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com

Like the bookstore on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Women-Children-First-Bookstore/8326741337

Book You Should Buy: Fobbit by David Abrams
http://www.davidabramsbooks.com/

Buy the book here:
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/fobbit-david-abrams/1109170055?ean=9780802120328&itm=1&usri=fobbit

http://www.indiebound.org/book/9780802120328/david-abrams/fobbit

Better Know a Buckeye: Erin McGraw
http://www.erinmcgraw.com/

http://www.greatwriterssteal.com/2013/01/26/what-can-we-steal-from-erin-mcgraws-punchline/

Purchase Erin’s books:
http://www.amazon.com/Erin-McGraw/e/B001ITRD0W/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1

Website: http://www.greatwriterssteal.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreatWritersSteal
Twitter: @GreatWritersSte

Music: “BugaBlue,” Live At Blues Alley by U.S. Army Blues is licensed under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 License.

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/US_Army_Blues/Live_At_Blues_Alley/

GWS Video: So You’re Taking a Creative Writing Class

GWS Video: What We Can Steal From Great Opening Passages? (Best American Short Stories 2012 Edition)

Starting a story can be very difficult, but it’s equally important to craft an opening passage that captures your reader’s attention and gets the narrative humming along.  In this video, I examine how some of the authors whose stories are immortalized in The Best American Short Stories 2012 fulfilled their responsibilities in their opening sentences.

GWS Video: Shifting the MFA Debate with Okla Elliott’s Ideas

My plan for total domination of all media is taking FOREVER.  I am making strides, however, by making more videos.

The MFA debate has been raging for a very long time.  Should you get one?  Should you not?  Well, those Okla Elliott offered an interesting new take on the discussion that I thought merited an audio/video discussion: