- The ladies at Pub(lishing) Crawl look at different ways they use music to write. (If you enjoy their playlists and song suggestions, keep an eye out, because we have a new music-related recurring feature coming soon!)
- "It turns out these writers had misplaced their conflict in various ways. It’s like keeping gasoline in the trunk of your car instead of putting it in the tank." Fantastic post from Hilary Smith on fixing conflict issues in your book.
- This is really awesome: Simon and Schuster has launched a contest to redesign the iconic book jacket of Fahrenheit 451. The winning design will be used for the first print run of the anniversary edition in the spring of 2013, and the designer will be awarded $1,500. Entries can be submitted and viewed on their Tumblr!
Kate is the author of After the Fall, coming January 24, 2017 from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. A former teacher and grant writer, she now owns a treehouse-building business in the Ozarks and hosts the Badass Ladies You Should Know interview series.