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Field Trip Friday: July 31, 2015

The Week In Writing

- The Manuscript Wishlist gets a facelift. If you're looking to build a list of agents to query, it's a good place to start!

- Beloved SFF author Ursula Le Guin debuts an online fiction workshop

The Week In Reading

- West Ashley High bans Courtney Summer's Some Girls Are and sparks an outcry. 

- Tumblr users speculate, 'how would Harry Potter be different if a Slytherin took Cedric Diggory's narrative place?'

- Naomi Novak recommends five books about monsters over at

- Bookriot gives you nine diverse fantasy books to challenge your idea of fantasy.

The Week In Other Stuff

- Our own Sarah Enni interviewed Sarah McCarry for her FirstDraft podcast series. It's pretty cool!

Somaiya Daud

Somaiya Daud received her BA and MA from a university in DC in English. She is currently working on her PhD. When not writing or studying, she spends too much time on the internet yelling about comics and robots. Her first novel, Mirage, is coming 2017 from Flatiron Books.

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  1. Thank you so much. I love your tips. Susan at Pen and Ink


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