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Field Trip Friday: October 11, 2013



THIS WEEK IN WRITING

- Author Andre Dubus III makes a case for writing without outlines.

- Ten famous authors who were also great people.


THIS WEEK IN READING

- An article on Vulture talks about adults reading YA.

- Razorbill will be launching its first serialized e-pub this month.

- Author Alice Munro won the Novel Prize in literature. 


THIS WEEK IN PUBLISHING

- Delilah S. Dawson has tips on surviving writing conferences.

- An interview with Andrew Wylie about his agenting style.

Again this year, Malinda Lo looks at the numbers of LGBT YA novels.

- Trends in YA, as told by agents.  

-Stephen Baldwin is sued in the amount of his advance for failure to complete the second book of his deal.


THIS WEEK IN OTHER STUFF

- Those of us who use SocialFixer to make Facebook more bearable might soon be out of luck.

- But those of us who loved Boy Meets World can soon watch its follow-up and reminisce.

- TIME has put together a list of 30 must-follow tumblrs

- The people who brought you the Lizzie Bennett Diaries now have a new web-based series.

- The head of animation for the Disney film Frozen has Opinions about animating female characters.

- It seems like no one really knows what to say in their first tweet. Did you?

- This article by Amy Poehler about being a teen is really lovely. 


THIS WEEK IN THE RANDOM

- This story of a Connecticut news anchor accidentally eating cat vomit is both hilarious and disgusting. Also in Connecticut, some teachers are finding the Geico hump day commercial 'disruptive'. Come on, Connecticut.

- Drunk dial Congress. No more needs to be said. 
Kaitlin Ward

Kaitlin Ward is the author of Bleeding Earth, Adaptive Books 2016, and The Farm, coming 2017 from Scholastic.

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