I'm brainstorming a YA novel that would be set in a wealthy Long Island suburb in 1979. What was life like for teenagers then? Anecdotes, stories, and book or movie suggestions welcome. [more inside]
I'd like to read some great non-fiction books about political revolutions, both successful and failed. I'm particularly interested in the past couple hundred years of history, and in revolutions involving (former?) colonies. [more inside]
Is there an app that can help me take notes, tag them by topic, then export my notes by tag while retaining information about their source? [more inside]
Writing a nonfiction book. I am a total quote whore. How much am I allowed to quote from my sources directly if I get this published? [more inside]
How should I manage my workflow for researching and writing a nonfiction book using Evernote and other tools? [more inside]
Footnote filter: I am writing a non-fiction, non-academic book and need help determining what to include in my citations. [more inside]
Writing Nonfiction and Children's Literature: Do you know of any good literature ABOUT these subjects?
I am looking for well regarded books/scholarly papers about writing. Most specifically in the areas of Nonfiction (the essay style of article writing) and Children's Fiction (for a young adult audience). Any tips? Go as far and broad as you can. I'll be off to the British library tomorrow, so the sky is the limit. [more inside]