Wednesday, October 2, 2013

September Wrap-up

The Pitch Madness Twitter party happened earlier in September! If you don't know what that is, here's the submission post from @BrendaDrake. I found this post from @DavidOarr about the #PitMad numbers so interesting!

If you've been living under a rock, then you don't know about JK Rowling's movie news! She's writing a new screenplay that will be set in the Wizarding World!

A midst John Green's awesome updates about the TFIOS movie, this happened: John and his wife, Sarah, announced a new, super-interesting web series called The Art Assignment. Here's an interview with the couple explaining all about it.

Jennifer L. Armentrout's YA novel OBSIDIAN was optioned for movie rights! PLUS, her Covenant series was optioned for television!!! Here's her Supernatural-gif-filled blog post about the awesomeness!

Agents, editors, and publishers tweeted their manuscript wishlists using the hash tag #MSWL. Here's a handy Storified list of all the tweets from Galleycat.

The YA Rebels rebooted! Check out their daily videos and subscribe!

Yours truly did audition for the YA Rebels, but didn't make it.

BUT that's okay! Because that has spawned a new vlogging channel called The Word Nerds!!! Subscribe and follow (@YAWordNerds) for all things YA!

And the HUGE news of the month especially for us Secret Lifers is that Andrea Hannah's book sold!!! Check out her post about it!

And now for something completely different...

The National Beard and Mustache Championships happened. Here are the highlights!

Here are some Twitter accounts I found interesting!
@AbandonedPics tweets inspirational pictures like this:

And @WritingAKiss posts examples of well written kissing scenes.

So, there you have it! Do you have any news you'd like to share? Post it in the comments!

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