Good morning, and a happy first day of spring to all of you, even if you’re buried in snow right now…
A neat idea for a website, if you’re suffering writer’s block or just looking for inspiration from different places, Typetrigger may be a great resource to get your fingers flying across the keys again. The goal for each prompt is 300 words or less, so it’s a low-stress, potentially high-yield activity… especially if it gets you going on your next story! (via Galleycat)
A 17-year-old just got a three-book deal for a new romance series. “After she posted her novel on the self-publishing site Wattpad, it received a site-breaking record 40 million hits and caught the notice of a Random House UK editor who sent her an email through the site.” Simply amazing the age that we live in where this sort of thing is even possible.
And as much as I rage against Amazon at times, I think that authors receiving monthly royalties payments is a good move on their part. This changes the scenario from before when they were doling out payments every three months.