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Road Trip Wednesday #104: Writing Superpowers



Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. In the comments, you can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic.

We'd love for you to participate! Just answer the prompt on your own blog and leave a link -- or, if you prefer, you can include your answer in the comments.


This week's topic:
What are your writing and publishing superpowers (drafting? beta-reading? writing queries? plotting? character creation? etc.) -- and what's your kryptonite?

Road Trip Song of the Week:
Kirsten Hubbard

Kirsten is the author of Like Mandarin, Wanderlove, and the middle grade novel Watch the Sky.

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46 comments:

  1. Anyone else have a ton of kryptonite?!

    http://alisonmiller20.blogspot.com/2011/11/rtw-whats-your-superpower.html

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  2. I surprised myself...
    http://beck-nicholas.blogspot.com/2011/11/little-bit-of-superpower.html

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  3. Here's mine:
    http://kathybradey.blogspot.com/

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  4. Don't have a blog but just to add to the conversation I'd say my superpower is voice and my kryptonite is plotting!

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  5. Here's mine

    http://zapslobstertank.blogspot.com/2011/11/rtw-nanananananananananana-batman.html

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  6. Here's mine!

    katyupperman.com

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  7. And with a somewhat extended superhero metaphor...


    Here's mine!

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  8. This was pure fun. Thanks for helping me be silly this morning. Here's mine!

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  9. And here is mine:

    http://www.julianahaygert.com/2011/11/09/rtw-writing-superpower-and-kryptonite/

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  10. Fun topic!

    http://www.rebeccabehrens.com/2011/11/rtw-amazing-writer-girl.html

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  11. Here's mine!
    http://babblingflow.blogspot.com/2011/11/rtw-writing-superpowers-and-kryptonite.html

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  12. Fun topic, ladies! Mine is up:
    www.hddodson.com

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  13. This was fun!

    http://jennhoffine.blogspot.com/2011/11/road-trip-wednesday_09.html#comments

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  14. I think my kryptonite and super-power is sort of the same thing. It's been a while since I've joined in. Good to be back!

    http://bit.ly/uad8LW

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  15. Here's mine:

    http://tarawriter.blogspot.com/2011/11/road-trip-wednesday-3.html

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  16. http://georgia-summers.blogspot.com/2011/11/road-trip-wednesday.html

    Interesting hair moments!

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  17. Already had a post ready about The Green Lantern, this fit right in! It was kismet!.

    http://www.sarahbelliston.com/2011/11/rtw-green-lantern.html

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  18. Hah! This was a fun one. I'll be back later to check out everyone else's! Mine is
    here

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  20. This was hard!
    http://aliciagregoire.blogspot.com/2011/11/if-i-was-literary-super-heroine.html

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  21. This was hard, and I'm not 100% convinced of my answer, but for what it's worth, here it is:
    http://www.colindsmith.com/blog/

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  22. Here's mine

    http://katescottwrites.com

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  23. I don't know about superpowers, but I sure have a lot of kryptonite!

    J’aime: Reading, Writing, Rambling

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  24. Holy Superpowers! Here's my little contribution:
    http://www.suzereese.com/2011/11/ya-highway-superpowers-da-da-da-daaahhh.html

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  25. Here y'all go! Another trip into the inner workings of moi. Bring goggles and an umbrella. My psyche likes to throw hard things.

    Over Yonder

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  26. not blogging today (as usual!), but my superpowers are probably character and setting, while my kryptonite is plotting -- especially the dreaded middle. fortunately, I've developed lots of coping mechanisms!

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  27. I am mighty, as long as I keep that kryptonite in a box.

    http://karensandler.wordpress.com/2011/11/09/rtw-writing-superpowers-kryptonite/

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  28. http://ordinaryaddictions.wordpress.com/2011/11/09/thinking-outrageously-i-write-in-cursive/

    This is mine! I'm chock full of kryptonite.

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  29. I've got all kryptonite- no superpowers. Sniff.


    ttp://daydreamertowriter.blogspot.com/2011/11/i-am-so-not-supergirl.html

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  30. <3 it

    http://sarahnicolas.com/blog/2011/11/rtw-pub-superpowers/

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  31. NaNoWriMo is helping me crush my kryptonite...
    http://jessica-therrien.blogspot.com/2011/11/road-trip-wednesday-is-blog-carnival.html

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  32. Here is mine. Try not to be too jealous of my super awesome drawing skills.

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  33. I have some great powers, but some heavy kryptonite too!

    I am DOOM!

    yea, I think I picked Doom just for that catchphrase alone.

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  34. Mwah. http://glissadesandgabble.blogspot.com

    I can't figure out if I was too generous, or not generous enough. :/

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  35. What a coincidence - I'm currently brainstorming superpowers and magic for my WIP.

    Click here for my response

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  36. Methinks my comments are getting caught in Blogger's spam filters, so I'm going to try again. :)

    My post is here:
    www.hddodson.com

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  37. Here's mine:

    http://thefeatherandtherose.blogspot.com/

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  38. Yeah :-) Excited to finally have started Road Trip Wednesday...Here is my take on the question Superpowers and kryptonite

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  39. I've been pondering this lately and have quite a few. Here's mine:

    http://skyewriteordie.blogspot.com/2011/11/rtw-ultimately-torture-death.html

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  40. Here's mine. I look forward to reading everyone else's posts: http://theunemployedbooklover.blogspot.com/2011/11/super-writer.html

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  41. Tonight I am going to treat myself and sit on the couch and read all of these blog posts. It's been a while and I could use the distraction.

    Here's mine:

    http://crowriverwriter.blogspot.com/2011/11/road-trip-wednesday-this-conflict-goes.html

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  42. This one's fun and easy.

    My superpower: dialogue. I love writing dialogue, and I think I'm pretty good at it.

    My kryptonite: Plot/structure. It is so hard for me to effectively create a satisfying arc. I'm working on it, but it's just really challenging.

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  43. This was fun! And oh yeah, I've got kryptonite:

    http://thebrownbookshelf.com/2011/11/10/character-chick-to-the-rescue/

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