In keeping with the recent Montana images I’ve been sharing, here is a coyote in a summer Meadow who has something in his sites.
Always fun to catch sight of a bear in Yellowstone.
Readers of Sea Cliff 104 have asked for more Montana images, so here is another one taken by Bob Schultz
Travels in Montana afford glimpses of wildlife like these mountain goats. Photo by Bob Schultz
From my perspective, new tips are always good. These are succinct and easy to follow.
“5 Tips on How to Write a Novel Synopsis:” February 27, 2012 by Chuck Sambuchino
Here was another useful article. In a word, ‘show’ works better than ‘tell.’ And the article offers examples of synopsis writing help.
Synopsis Example: “The Way, Way Back” (Young Adult / Middle Grade): By Chuck Sambuchino August 9, 2013
Found a useful article on writing that… groan… novel synopsis. It includes tips, advice on format and very importantly what to avoid.
Learn How to Write a Synopsis Like a Pro: By: Courtney Carpenter: February 14, 2012
“Historical fiction helps young adults imagine the past through the lives and relationships of its protagonists, putting them at the center of fascinating times and places.”
Source: American Library Association
“…YA books present the teenage perspective in a fundamentally uncritical way. It’s not simply that YA readers are asked to immerse themselves in a character’s emotional life—that’s the trick of so much great fiction—but that they are asked to abandon the mature insights into that perspective that they (supposedly) have acquired as adults.”
“No, you do not have to be ashamed of reading young adult fiction:” The Washington Post: By Alyssa Rosenberg June 6, 2014