Includes a new perspective on the 'Basic Story Structure' called The Hero's Journey, tips from Rick Riordan, links for young writer's, and the basics for finishing up a story.
NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writer's Month
This is a really cool event that happens WORLDWIDE every year during the month of November. You sign up and then BOOM write a novel! The goal is to commit yourself to writing approx 50,000 words in the 30 days. If you want some writing motivation and other writer support, I encourage you to participate in this.
NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program
NaNoWriMo isn't just for adults, it also welcomes young writers as well and has a whole page dedicated to helping younger writers along their journey. This page provides links for other writing events, programs, publications, and websites that are floating around out there and includes the following four categories for you to look at:
Need some more help with your writing... take a look at the PDF for middle school writers and start reading.. and writing. (PDF at the bottom of the page.)
Marissa Meyer's "Writing Process"
Marissa Meyer (author of 'The Lunar Chronicles' ie. Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Winter) wrote a blog post about her writing process, which hashes out 9 steps from the start of an idea until finished. Good information if you want to see a successful writer's process. Includes nine posts on the following: