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Field Trip Friday: May 27, 2016

Welcome to this week's Field Trip Friday. A lot happened this week! Some of it was good, some of it was not so good. Here are the links:

- Judy Blume has a bookstore now.

- Adrienne Keene dissects the faulty data behind the Washington Post's survey on Native American feelings on the name of Washington's football team.

- YA Highwayer Sarah Enni's First Draft podcast series features a new interview this week, with author Morgan Matson.

- Here is a thought-provoking article on the harm caused by authors telling stories that aren't theirs to tell.

- Friend and former YA Highwayer Veronica Roth wrote a beautiful post about anxiety and meds.

- A new video from We Need Diverse Books.

- Twitter is making a few changes. Some people seem excited, others not so much.

- Agent Janet Reid writes about making sure to get your literary affairs in order.

- This article on Medium discusses how to create an effective newsletter.

- Over 450 authors signed a petition against Donald Trump.  

- Here is a storify of tweets by author Kate Elliot on writing when depressed and unmotivated.

- Agent Jennifer Laughran answers a question about writing stories outside your lane.

- Author Julie Falatko writes about doing your best writing.

- The National Spelling Bee was not here for people being jerks who can't even spell.

- This is a great article on antisemitism and the new Captain America comic.

- You can now see what name had the same popularity as yours in different years.

- Author Kameron Hurley on not quitting.

- An interview with Karen Hunt, founder of My World Project.  

- And last but not least, YA Interrobang features this well-researched piece on what's been going on with publisher Month9Books.
Kaitlin Ward

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

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