Newsletter Update: Reading Like a Writer & 5-Book Giveaway
As I transition to providing content via my email newsletter, I'm posting here so subscribers to my blog (Sylvia Liu Land) can check it out.
My February post is Reading as a Writer, plus a 5-ARC giveaway. where I provide three tips on actively reading and learning from mentor texts (Copy the Masters, Identify the Midpoint, and Reverse Outline).
I'm also giving away these five books:
Amina's Voice, by Hena Khan
Amina's Song, by Hena Khan
Leaving Lymon, by Lisa Cline-Ransome
Gloom Town, by Ronald L. Smith
Raybearer, by Jordan Ifueko
To enter, subscribe to my newsletter: eepurl.com/gM0Dwf and reply to one of the welcoming emails with a favorite song you're listening to these days. U.S. addresses only. Ends February 19, 2021.
Previous newsletters include:
- The Secret to Networking: The Four C's - where I talk about curiosity, compassion, curation, and community, along with a big list of writers' and illustrators' communities
- Advanced Tips for Querying Agents: ways to find good agents, a good querying strategy, how to use Query Tracker to your advantage.
- What I've Learned as a Pitch Wars mentor: the two big lessons I learned reading 185 submissions as a Pitch Wars MG mentor. My key takeaway for compelling opening lines and scenes.